Archive for October, 2011

British Sausage Week starts in 11 days time!

Chunky pork sausage with rooty mash

  • Serves 4
  • Cooking Time 20 mins

Recipe ingredients

500g Andys traditional pork sausages
15ml Olive oil
1 Onion, peeled and sliced
2 Sprigs fresh thyme
300ml Stock
15-30ml Gravy granules

Rooty Mash:
450g Potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters
3 Carrots, peeled and sliced
½ Celeriac, peeled and cut into chunks
12g Butter
Black pepper


Place potatoes, carrots and celeriac into a large saucepan of cold water.

Bring to the boil and simmer until vegetables are tender.

Heat oil in large saucepan and add onion and thyme, and cook gently until soft and starting to brown.

Add stock, gravy granules and simmer to achieve your desired thickness of gravy (Add a pinch of sugar if it’s a little bitter).

Place sausages under a pre-heated grill and cook for about 10 minutes until browned and cooked through.

Drain root vegetables and mash together with butter and seasoning.

Serving suggestion

Serve with a heap of seasonal green vegetables.



To say pork sausages are popular is a bit of an understatement! According to the latest figures, nearly 6,000,000 Brits tuck into a juicy pork sausage every day. Pork sausages are incredibly versatile too, with myriad flavours and regional variations – from exotic chilli and coriander to the herby Lincolnshire and the peppery Cumberland ring.

Here’s one of our favourite recipes – but this time the star of the show is our NEW line of delicious Beef Sausages!

Beef Sausages and Buttered Leeks

Serves: 4


500 g pack Andy’s beef sausages
2 leeks, sliced and washed
40 g butter
salt and freshly ground black pepper
10 g thyme, chopped
1 tsp mustard powder


1. Preheat the oven to 180°C ..

2. Place the sausages on a baking tray and cook for 20 minutes.

3. In the meantime braise the leeks in the butter, then season and add 3 tbsp water and cook for a further 15 minutes.

4. Stir in 1/2 the chopped thyme and mustard before serving with the sausages.

5. Serve with a good beer – and enjoy!


Now You Can Order All Your Favourites Online

Our Great New Site
Andy’s Foods are very excited to announce the launch of our next-generation website at

The site features a fresh look, easy navigation and greater focus on what you, our customers, are looking for.  We’ve kept it as simple as possible to use – and we hope that you like the new design and functionality.

Order all your favourites online – or visit our new retail store

In response to many customer requests we’ve now introduced an online card payment system  – so you can order from the comfort of home and pay with a credit, debit or charge card. Alternatively, we’d love to see you at our brand new retail store in Sofia (see below for how to get there).
About Andy’s
Andy’s Foods is the British food shop in Sofia, we started in 2007 and we’ll will be  celebrating our 5th anniversary next year. We remain focused on on our top objective – offering our customers all of the foody treats they miss from back home -plus an excellent and growing range of international foods and ingredients for the more adventurous.

So What Are You Waiting For?
Visit our site today and you could be enjoying into all those favourites you miss from home, sooner than you think.


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