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Ketchup without tomato?

blackbookali Oct 2, 2012 02:57 PM

Researching the origins of ketchup and have come to learn that the "OG" stuff was a fermented fish sauce condiment from China, that spread to SE Asia and found their way into European hands that pushed it around the globe.

Early recipes, post Asian appearances go something like this; white wine vinegar, shallots, anchovies, white wine, vinegar, pepper, lemon peel, horseradish, cloves, ginger, mace, and nutmeg. Seems like something closer to Worcestershire sauce. Anyways, has anyone actually tried this "dinosaur ketchup"?

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  1. huiray RE: blackbookali Oct 2, 2012 04:20 PM

    http://languageoffood.blogspot.com/20...

    1. paulj RE: blackbookali Oct 2, 2012 04:40 PM

      http://www.outdoor-cooking.com/mushro...
      mushroom ketchup

      I've bought a Philippine made banana ketchup
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_k...

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