Looking for some inspiration, or hoping to ‘health up’ this classic summer favourite? We’ve got everything you need right here!

If you just want to make the classic hot dog a little healthier, be sure to grill the sausages rather than fry or boil them. This also adds a nice taste twist.

Don’t be afraid to experiment with different types of sausages to get different tastes and effects. The same can be said for the classic condiment mustard. From delicate Dijon to some truly exotic options, this can add a nice twist to an old friend.

Don’t get too hung up on mustard and ketchup, though – there’s a whole new taste world out there

Try a combo of gherkin, onion, parsley and a little whole-grain mustard for a tangy twist, or titillate your taste buds with palette-blowing horseradish, sour cream, white wine vinegar, mayo and a little sugar to cut the acidity.

Give the same mix a Germanic feel by adding a little extra shredded purple cabbage, onion, carrot and dill.

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Chilli-heads among you are sure to love your own chilli relish

Try simmering a small amount of white wine vinegar with salt, sugar and coriander together, then dump in your favourite minced chillies and a little onion. Allow it to sit in the fridge for a few days, and you’re ready to serve!

No matter what your tastes, it’s possible to spice up the classic hot dog to make a delectable gourmet experience.