Why sausage "Doctor"?
Many people wonder why the "Doctor's" sausage called "PhD". To find the answer to this question, it is necessary to know the history of this product.
In 1935, the Communist Party of the Soviet Union ordered the Meat Industry Research Institute has developed a recipe for the sausage, which could be included in the diet of dietary (medical) food for patients being treated for the effects of prolonged fasting. Initially, the sausage would be called "the Stalin", but then changed their minds, suggesting that the president can not take the initiative and send the creators formulations in the torture chambers of the KGB. Therefore, when the sausage recipe was ready, it decided to name "Doctor's" on its application purpose.
On the guests, recipe "Doctor's" 100 kg of sausage included 25 kg of trimmed beef premium; 70 kg bold trimmed pork; 3 chicken eggs; 2 kg of dry cow milk, whole or skim; spices and preservatives: 2, 09 kg of food salt; 7, 1 g of sodium nitrite; 200 g of sugar, or glucose; 50 g of ground nutmeg or cardamon.
The population quickly evaluate quality, and most importantly, affordable product. But as it usually happens over time, the quality of sausages was sour. The feed cows and pigs started adding fish waste, sausage beginning to smell "the sea". Currently bullying began in the 70s of the recipe "Doctor's" sausage. Lack of quality meat in the Soviet Union led to the fact that the sausage began to add a variety of additional products, the most popular at that time had soy. Next in suffering "Doctorate" sausage steel added carrageenan (Irish moss), also made therefrom "carrageenans" - thickeners, artificial food additives. It is also rumored that the "Doctor's" sausage during perestroika added toilet paper. It is impossible to even imagine how distorted was the original flavor of the product.
Now the brand "Doctor's" sausage is not a patented product. As a result, every manufacturer produces sausage own recipe.