Originally Posted by twil08
I've always wanted to try a sausage roll. They look so good on TV and I know Gordon Ramsay loves them. Too bad they don't sell them in the USA... maybe if I go to a super UK bar or something?
There are plenty of English and Irish pubs that sell sausage rolls, it doesn't necessarily have to be a super UK bar, even a run of the mill one might have them on the menu. You can definitely get them imported because an Australian expat group I know gets sausage rolls and meat pies every year for Australia day and they get some sort of authentic Australian brand. There are quite a few different places that ship them that I've found on Google, for example this site sells lots of Australian pies and sausage rolls: http://www.australianbakerycafe.com
Australians usually seem to eat the sausage rolls with ketchup (which they call tomato sauce) and the English and Irish seem to use brown sauce (HP is the most popular brand, it's like A1 but but quite as spicy, personally I prefer HP) or a hot mustard like Colman's.
It's quite easy to make sausage rolls yourself and you can find plenty of recipes on the internets. Brown some sausage links, brush puff pastry with egg and maybe some worcestershire sauce or Colman's mustard. Roll the sausage link in puff pastry, bake for a bit, and there you go. Getting authentic English or Irish bangers is probably the trickiest part but there are plenty of places you can mail order them, and actually Costco sold pretty decent Irish bangers a few months back but that may have just been for St Patrick's Day.