Photo : Greggs
The other day I suddenly yearned for a Greggs sausage roll, must be home sick kicking in.
Greggs is an eighty odd year bakery with over 1700 shops in UK, more than McDonalds or Starbucks. Their flagship product sausage roll, is in my humble opinion the most delicious, especially when they have just come out fresh from the oven. It has been claimed that Greggs sell over 2.5m sausage rolls a week, on average that’s 210 sausage rolls per store per day per, so much to the extent that some consider it to be part of the British institution.
Sausage rolls are a popular food in the British summer picnic basket, and the Brits tend to eat them cold. Although I’ve lived in UK for a long time, I still think sausage rolls are best eaten hot. As you bite into the filling, the flaky puff pastry on the outside melts in your mouth soaking up the juice from the succulent sausage meat . This is something that you won’t get from a cold sausage roll.
Greggs sausage rolls may not be the healthiest food, but at 90p each（NTD43) it works fine for me as a quick snack. If anybody finds an equally tasty sausage roll in Taiwan, please let me know.