They are what North Americans would generally call “breakfast sausages.”
The term “Chipolatas” is also used in Australia and New Zealand.
Not good to barbeque, as they can slip through the grate. Chipolatas are sold raw, so they must be cooked.
The skins go crispy when cooked, which takes little time.
16 to a pound
Literature & Lore
Book quiz: at which holiday meal were Chipolatas served at Hogwarts?
Chipolata can also be used as a word to wind men up about their “manhood”, as a Chipolata is a tiny sausage.