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(or Savoloy)

Large, bright red coloured, sausages filled with finely-ground spiced pork. The name is possibly a variant of the French 'cervelat'.

Known at least since advertisements by Wall and Garland, Pork Butchers, of 33 Westgate St, Bath, beginning in the Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Thursday 17 October 1793

In the 'Pickwick Papers' of 1837; "Mr. Solomon Pell ... regaling himself ... with a cold collation of an Abernethy biscuit and a saveloy."

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