[Sca-cooks] Roman Ketchup?
sprucebranch at gmail.com
Mon Sep 20 15:04:53 PDT 2010
mmmmmmmmmm......highbush cranberry ketchup......
On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 7:35 PM, Terry Decker <t.d.decker at att.net> wrote:
> The term ketchup probably derives from the Malay word "kechap" which refers
> to a fish sauce. The word appears in English in 1690. In the 18th and 19th
> Century, ketchup was used as a generic reference to a number sauces with the
> only common ingredient being vinegar. Tomato ketchup is likely a 19th
> Century creation. Garum is a fish sauce, so I would say that the site is
> using a Danish word that translates as "ketchup" but has a meaning closer to
> that of "kechap."
>> While researching on a totally unrelated topic I found this "discussion."
>> thought tomatoes were "New World?"
>> Aelina the Saami
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