Lyon saucisson
French writing exercise

Le saucisson lyonnais

Learn about Lyon's famous pork sausage and how best to enjoy it.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"le saucisson", "cured sausage", "mostly", "made of pork", "raw", "some...others", "cooked (adj.)", "here's ...!", "to remove", "the packaging", "a saucepan", "to cook [something] (oven/hob)", "to boil [something]", "peeled", "salted", "to slice [something]", "parsley", "Enjoy! (food)".

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Lyon saucisson is a large cured sausage which is made mostly of pork. Some eat it raw and others prefer its cooked version. Here's my favourite recipe! First, remove the packaging and put the sausage into a saucepan. Then, add some cold water and cook the sausage for forty minutes. Boil some peeled potatoes in salted water for twenty minutes. Finally, slice the sausage and (the) potatoes. Add a bit of parsley, and enjoy!

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