Review of Dorsetshire Sauce

July 8, 2013

Review of Dorsetshire Sauce


Review of Dorsetshire Sauce

My parents originated from Worcestershire and moved to Weymouth shortly after their marriage. We always had the obligatory bottle of Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce (or Worcester Sauce as we called it) in the pantry. It was used as a cooking ingredient, but best of all when splashed over sausages, baked beans or fish & chips!

Imagine my excitement when From Dorset With Love announced that they had created a Dorsetshire Sauce, I just had to try some. Luckily they were at the Poundbury Food Festival on the Saturday so I was able to nip up to buy myself a bottle. Chrissy was adamant that it shouldn’t be compared against Worcestershire Sauce because it was Dorsetshire Sauce, created & made in Dorset….

I did dunk some bread into the sauce at the Festival to taste, initially it was a great savoury spicy flavour, but I was left with a strong taste of what I think were cloves, but like Chrissy said it is best tasted with food…!

What better to try out the new sauce than on cheese on toast, I did sneak another taste and the clove or might be the tamarind flavour really dominated? Toasted my bread and topped with grated cheese and a good dash of Dorsetshire Sauce and back under the grill… Then the taste – WOW this really does taste amazing with food and it is the same taste sensation as Lea & Perrins, but it is completely different!!! From now on when I reach into the store cupboard I will be taking out a bottle of Dorsetshire Sauce instead of the old family favourite, well I was born in Weymouth and it does come in a funky little bottle!!!!

They also make great chutneys & jams etc. for more details and where to buy your own Dorsetshire Sauce check out their website

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Review of Dorsetshire Sauce

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