Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Worcestershire secrets revealed

“From the recipe of a nobleman in the county”: handwritten notes from the mid-1800s, some in code, contain what appears to be the secret formula for Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce. Read all about it:

Recipes for secret sauce emerge (BBC News)

That nobleman, his county, and the design of the Lea & Perrins bottle fascinated me in kidhood. Worcestershire Sauce seemed like the most sophisticated stuff imaginable.

comments: 2

Elaine Fine said...

This is indeed exciting: a real secret recipe. It looks like the notebook has a lock!

Michael Leddy said...

Yes, it looks like a diary, esp. in the video.