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Sauces. And the class system.

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TealFanClub Sun 05-Jul-15 22:46:46

So let's recap to where we were with sources. Generally all extra sauces placed on the table in a pub are naff.
Mayo escapes as its continental
Ditto salad dressing but ONLY if individual oil and vinegar.
Tomato ketchup ✖️ Only if outside
Fish sauce ✔️
Soy sauce ✔️

TealFanClub Sun 05-Jul-15 22:46:58


ShoeJunkie Sun 05-Jul-15 22:48:04

Sweet chilli sauce was ok I believe.

Cheby Sun 05-Jul-15 22:48:07

I was just about to ask where aioli fits in? That's got to be middle class at least?

ShoeJunkie Sun 05-Jul-15 22:48:53

What about artisanal tomato ketchup?!

TheCowThatLaughs Sun 05-Jul-15 22:49:28

Brown sauce is frightfully common
And that squeezy mustard is absolutely beyond the pale

TealFanClub Sun 05-Jul-15 22:49:54

Unless kitsch American mustard

SisterNancySinatra Sun 05-Jul-15 22:50:08

It's cheap and nasty not to put your sauce in a proper dish , just,pot , jug . And don't Nick it from

Cheby Sun 05-Jul-15 22:50:13

Does context come in here? I mean bunging a load of sweet chilli sauce on chips instead of ketchup is definitely naff, right?

I have almost never done this.

usualsuspect333 Sun 05-Jul-15 22:50:57

Where does MickDonalds BBQ sauce fit in?

thatstoast Sun 05-Jul-15 22:51:02

What about artisanal tomato ketchup?!

You mean artisanal red sauce? /workingclass

TealFanClub Sun 05-Jul-15 22:51:43

In your tesco American food aisle they sell the best ever bbq sauce

usualsuspect333 Sun 05-Jul-15 22:52:02

Ketchup should be served in a plastic tomato.

ShoeJunkie Sun 05-Jul-15 22:54:03

Or is it catsup? <boggles>

Scholes34 Sun 05-Jul-15 22:54:11

Brown sauce for sausages if served with mash, but tomato ketchup if sausages are in a hot dog roll. Brown sauce ALWAYS for bacon butties - tomato ketchup is far too sweet. Is brown sauce really frightfully common?

TalcAndTurnips Sun 05-Jul-15 22:54:18

Sauce goes down in social standing immediately if you make a brilliant farting noise with the squeezy bottle.

Especially if accompanied by spatter. If the spatter reaches neighbouring diners you lose an additional three points and may have to cancel your subscription to The Guardian.

TheCowThatLaughs Sun 05-Jul-15 22:54:33

I used to have a plastic tomato sauce bottle! It was hard to clean properly though so I got rid of it sad

Scholes34 Sun 05-Jul-15 22:54:51

Anyone for Henderson's?

TheCowThatLaughs Sun 05-Jul-15 22:55:29

Scholes, I'm afraid so sad

MagicalHamSandwich Sun 05-Jul-15 22:55:43

What about the yummy garlic sauce you get with grilled chicken at Lebanese places?

Does it matter if the Lebanese place is one of the nicer Central London ones or somewhere in Acton?

Also: YADBU for using checkmarks and not informing us of how you get them to show up!

Cheby Sun 05-Jul-15 22:55:48

I don't think I have ever actually seen a sauce-serving plastic tomato in real life. I've seen one on grange hill once I think. Does this make me middle class?

bikeandrun Sun 05-Jul-15 22:56:25

Mustard, horse radish, tartare sauce , mint sauce all standard sauces for many traditional and classless pub meals- Sunday roasts and fish and chips, what are you on about?

GoofyIsACow Sun 05-Jul-15 22:56:46

Ok, where do we stand on jus?

Or foam

Or soil

or other twattery

TheCowThatLaughs Sun 05-Jul-15 22:56:51

A sauce bottle shaped like a tomato I mean

TealFanClub Sun 05-Jul-15 22:56:52

I dunno. ✔️✔️����

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