Bring the water to the boil and drop in the ham bacon and sausages.
Cut into large chunks.
Cook for 5 minutes drain and reserve the water.
Place the bacon and sausages in a large saucepan or casserole dish,
Add the onions ,potatoes ,salt ,pepper and half the parsley.
Add enough of the reserved liquid to just cover.
Place greased paper on top.
Cover with a lid and then either simmer gently or cook in a slow oven for
about 1 1/2 hours
until the liquid has reduced and every thing is cooked
serve in a hot bowl.