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Hendersons Relish

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An English Piquant Sauce sauce. A brown liquid sauce manufactured in Sheffield by the family business established by Mr Henry Henderson in 1881 and sold in 1910 to pickle makers Shaws of Huddersfield.

Although similar in taste and appearance to other liquid sauces such as Worcester, Yorkshire Relish or Harvey's, Henderson's is actually a spiced vinegar and contains no fish, making it popular as a vegetarian and vegan condiment.

Henderson's has a very strong association with the City of Sheffield, and seems to have a remarkable ability to inspire a certain, rather distinctive, style of art. This includes visual artworks, such as...

(Images from: www.hendersonsrelish.com/, www.pushkincreative.co.uk, Charlotte MacRae, Goo-design)

... and poetry, such as;

The marvellous thing about Relish
Is it really is something to cherish
It started from being a boy
This bottle it filled me with joy
It's liquid all spicy and black
From those days I've never looked back
It's always been right by my side
And I've travelled the country far and wide
I've had it on chops, chips and stew
This special unique Sheffield Brew
It' s warmed up a bowl of my soup
Dribbled on top in a hoop
Spiced up my egg, bacon and toast
I've sent it to friend's coast to coast
And the thing that you just cannot buy
Is the joy of my Relish on pie

EXTERNAL LINK: Henderson's Relish

Other English piquant liquid sauces include:
Harvey Sauce
Worcester Sauce
Mrs. Comber's Sauce
Wow-Wow Sauce
Muckleston's Celebrated Shropshire Sauce
Reading Sauce
Yorkshire Relish

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