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May 3, 2012

Ketchup Used to Be Made of Fish: The Crazy History of The World's Greatest Condiment

Yes, this is the SHOCKING news of the day: ketchup wasn’t always made of tomato! Once upon a time, it used to be made out of fish! First mentions of what we know as ‘ketchup’ today find its roots back in 1727 in a British book called ‘Compleat Housewife’ and was referred to as ‘katchop’, which main ingredients were anchovies and shallots. Read more and bon app├ętit!