A Tasty sausages.



* intestines (well washed in cold water)
* 1.5 kg entrails (heart, lungs, spleen, kidneys, liver)
* 500 gr fatty meat
* 2 onions
* 0.5 kg pork skin
* salt, pepper, juniper
* 500 gr rice lightly boiled


Boil the entrails, meat and finelly chop them. Peel, cut, fry the onions. Mix the entrails, meat, onions, rice and spices plus a bit from the broth. The mixture should be thick as a lava. Fill the intestines, tie the edges and boil the sausages from 15 minutes in the same broth where the intitial entrails boiled. The final product can be served as it is with a bit of broth, or smoked and kept for a longer period of time. Or they can be boiled with garlic sauce or horse-radish. Or it can be fried and served hot. Wash it down with white wine.

This product is served as an appetizer during the Christmas lunch. Is also known as Santa's bag.

(The Romanian name of the dish: Caltabosi sau Traista lui Craciun)