Friday, 22 February 2008
Oh, Simple Toad !
I may have forgotten to mention (And On The 273rd Day) that Frank Coales makes a fine snagger too. Now, I know the world is full of banana,fig & custard; cumin,swallow & turnip; and saffron & rose-oil flavoured porkers. But simple, honest, plain pork sausages every time for me. I like a venison snagger as much as the next man, but - a place for everything and everything in its place! The Toad in Toad Hall needs to be a bit simple. Coleman's Original English has a taste not arrived by luck or chance, but over years of fine tuning, a taste not to be messed with, and as such needs a slightly less self-important accompaniment - too loud a banger can ruin the fun. I know full well that when Ratty, Badger and Mole nip round to their rather pompous, oafish mucker for a snack, it'll be plain porkers everytime for them too. MORE OF LESS.