in good old England no meal is complete without Worcestershire sauce .Furthermore, the table on which there is this magical addition to the dishes, is considered poor.Try the restaurant dish flavored sauce that you'll want to have Worcestershire sauce in an arsenal of spices in your kitchen .However, it is not only difficult to cook at home (original sauce is almost impossible to cook at home), and it is possible to get something in every shop.
History of Worcestershire sauce
very history of this sauce is somewhat unusual.There is a version that in the distant 1837, former Governor of Bengal brought to his hometown of Worcester sauce Indian recipe that he liked at the time when he served in the country.He instructed the preparation of this sauce to the local pharmacist.The result is a mixture which by its taste even remotely resembled the sauce that has attracted Lord.As a result, they rejected the sauce and put in the basement.After a while it was there, and found it.Time clearly benefited from
According to another version, everything was much easier.Chemists John Lee and William Perrins, at the request of Lord Markens easily able to get exactly the same sauce that is used today.
composition Worcestershire sauce
should be noted that Worcestershire sauce made real only by industrial methods .In addition, the exact recipe of this sauce is still not opened and kept secret. approximate same list of ingredients , members of the seasoning, as follows:
- tomato paste - 950 g
- extract walnut - 190g
- extract-broth mushrooms - 570 g
- ground black pepper - 80 g
- Dessert wine - 760 g
- Tamarind - 570 g
- Sardella (special spicy fish) - 190 g
- Curry - 100g
- extract of red chili peppers - 340 g
- Allspice - 4 g
- Lemon - 190g
- Horseradish - 40g
- Celery - 80 g
- meat extract - 80 g
- Aspic (concentrated broth, lighting and low-fat) - 70 g
- 10% maltose (malt) vinegar - 2.3 liters
- Water - 3 liters
- Ginger - 1 g
- Bay leaf - 1 g
- Nutmeg - 4 g
- Salt - 230 g
- Sugar - 230 g
- Chile pod - 1 g
- burnt sugar - 19 g
- tarragon extract - 10 g
Technology cooking Worcestershire sauce manufacturers hide.So buy it original version, or counterfeit of it can only be in stores.
Where to buy Worcestershire sauce?
Production Worcestershire sauce takes a few companies. original Worcestershire sauce produces only company « Lea & amp; Perrins », others involved in the production of imitation.In Russia, the best option would be the purchase of Worcestershire sauce company «Heinz» and «Lea & amp;Perrins ».
Worcestershire sauce made use for fried and stewed meat dishes of English cuisine as a condiment for bacon and eggs, as well as other snacks.In addition, it is used for marinating fish fillets, as well as to flavor boiled or fried fish. Worcestershire sauce is one of the main components of a cocktail "Bloody Mary" and used in the preparation of salad "Caesar".
In view of Worcestershire sauce resembles ordinary soy sauce, perhaps a little lighter.This sauce is very concentrated.It is enough to use only one teaspoon of sauce on all dishes.If you are going to use it in batches, then each will be enough a few drops.
Worcestershire sauce at home
At home, you can cook only imitation Worcestershire sauce , specially adapted for cooking at home.
To prepare the sauce you will need a gauze bag, or a piece of gauze to process some of the necessary components.
- Onions - 1 head
- Garlic - 2 cloves
- Anchovy - 1 pc
- Mustard seeds - 3 hours. L.
- Salt - 0.5 tsp
- Curry - 0.5 tsp
- ground cinnamon - 0, 5 tsp
- red pepper - 0.5 tsp
- Carnation - 0.5 tsp
- Cardamom - 2 tsp
- Acetic acid - 2 tsp
- Sugar - 100 g
- Soy sauce - Article 0.5.
- Onions must be placed in a solution of vinegar and leave it there for a few minutes.Then onion, soaked in vinegar, you finely chop.Chop the garlic and sprinkle with vinegar.
- prepared beforehand in a gauze bag, place the onion, garlic, red and black pepper, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and cardamom.Tie bag tightly.
- In a saucepan, pour soy sauce and acetic acid, pour the sugar and to put the tamarind.Then pour a little water and put on fire.
- contents of the pan should be boiled for half an hour on low heat.
- Separately combine anchovies cut into pieces, curry and salt.All this must be diluted with a small amount of water.The resulting mixture pour into the pan with the sauce and the overall continue to cook.
- After you turn off the fire, put the bag with spices in a glass jar and close the lid to pouring pre sauce.The contents of the banks should be properly cooled and placed in a refrigerator.Sack with spices you will need for each day of the week pressing.Then, the bag can be removed.The resulting sauce pour into a small bottle and leave it for storage in the refrigerator.
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Cook Worcestershire sauce course difficult, but it's worth it.You will have a universal seasoning for sandwiches, fish and meat dishes. If you want to try this Worcester sauce - your way is the nearest store for him. try this exquisite and complex seasoning at least once, you can not remain indifferent to it.