Definition of Cumberland sausage in English:

Cumberland sausage


  • [mass noun] A type of coarse sausage traditionally made in a continuous strip and cooked and served as a spiral.

    • ‘Products range from cured ham and Cumberland sausage to champion black puddings, with goat's cheese from Knutsford, pickles from Oldham and sticky toffee pudding from Cartmel.’
    • ‘Also a great Yorkshire pudding with either Cumberland sausage or chicken casserole at £5.50 would probably be a bit much.’
    • ‘It was two rings of Cumberland sausage on top of a bed of horseradish mash drowned in onion gravy.’
    • ‘The display which opens on May 1 and runs until August 30 comprises a vast and varied menu; from Kendal Mintcake and Cumberland sausages to farming and food production, recipes of yesteryear and the dishes of today.’
    • ‘There were also butchery and sausage-making demonstrations and a chance for the students to make their own Cumberland sausage.’
    • ‘Traditionalists will be drawn to steaks or the Cumberland sausages with mash and onion gravy, while lighter tastes are catered for with grilled salmon.’
    • ‘I chose a good northern dish - Cumberland sausage with black pudding and as soon as saw it I regretted the cheese and onion toastie I'd rustled up when I got home from work.’
    • ‘However, we opted for the Sunday special, giant Yorkshire puddings filled with either Cumberland sausage or mince beef - and even better value at £4.95.’
    • ‘More best of British grub came in the form of a porky charred Cumberland sausage served on smooth, fresh mash.’
    • ‘As well as making mouthwatering delights such as chocolate brownies, cherry cakes, tea bread and fruit cakes, he can also turn his hand to preserves, pates and pork and Cumberland sausages.’
    • ‘The Cumberland sausage and mash served on an adjoining table looked vast.’
    • ‘A new dining room is almost ready to welcome its first guests (the menu, ready to go in a week or two, will include baguettes for lunch and Cumberland sausage and mash at night).’
    • ‘We are having some of that Cumberland sausage Daisy bought last night.’
    • ‘Dishes included Cajun chicken, beef steak and mushroom pot, roast duckling and Cumberland sausage as well as a number of Indian balti offerings and blackboard specials.’
    • ‘They range from Italian meatball, Cajun chicken, Cumberland sausage and ever-generous steak, to all manner of variations - and the Specials Board is constantly changing.’
    • ‘If you cannot start the day without a cooked meal any combination of Cumberland sausage, back bacon, egg, mushrooms, tomato and baked beans is offered.’
    • ‘Up and down the country there are some great regional variations, too, featuring everything from Suffolk sweet-cured bacon or Cumberland sausages to Welsh pancakes or Bath buns.’
    • ‘Some of it is excellent and there is no loss in a lunch of Cumberland sausage.’
    • ‘Better even than salami, chorizo or bratwurzt is the hearty Toulouse sausage, or its cousin, the spicy Cumberland sausage.’
    • ‘There are tiny Jersey new potatoes hollowed out and filled with turkey, sage and pancetta; wild mushroom tarts; tiny little Cumberland sausages with mash; crisp Parmesan wafers.’


Cumberland sausage