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Maltese Sausage ”Zalzett tal-Malti”

The Maltese sausage, also locally known as zalzetta tal-malti, is a homemade sausage that is influenced by England but made in accordance to Portuguese traditions. It is similar to the pork salsicca of the Italians and can be made either plain or with garlic, depending on the type. Fresh Maltese sausage is often made with garlic, while dry types are made without this. The production of Maltese sausage begins with ground pork and fat. This is seasoned with sea salt, crushed black peppercorns, crushed coriander seeds, parsley, garlic and other spices then stuffed into sausage casings.