Italian sausage: What is It?

by Joost Nusselder | Last Updated:  May 28, 2022

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Italian sausage is a type of cured pork sausage that is typically made with fennel and/or aniseed. It is a popular ingredient in many Italian dishes, such as pasta sauce, pizza, and calzone. Italian sausage can be mild or spicy, and is often flavored with red wine or garlic.

Joost Nusselder, the founder of Lakeside Smokers is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with BBQ Smoking (& Japanese food!) at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.