- 1.2 kg ripe cherry tomatoes, cut in half
- 1 white onion
- 1 garlic
- 1.5 cups white wine vinegar
- 3 tablespoons brown granulated sugar
- 3 teaspoons sea salt
- 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- little oil to cook
What is Ketchup and its Origin?
Ketchup comes from the Hokkien Chinese word, kê-tsiap, the name of a sauce derived from fermented fish. It is believed that traders brought fish sauce from Vietnam to southeastern China. The British likely encountered ketchup in Southeast Asia, returned home, and tried to replicate the fermented dark sauce.
It has been selling ketchup since 1876. Legend has it that Henry John Heinz invented ketchup by adapting a Chinese recipe for so-called Cat Sup, a thick sauce made from tomatoes, special seasoning and starch. Food engineer Werner Stoll of the Heinz company is positive: “H.J. Heinz invented ketchup.
Home Made Ketchup Recipe Directions
- Cut the tomatoes in half (without peeling them), put them in a bowl,
- Chop the onion finely and saute it in a pan with low oil,
- After sautéing for 3-4 minutes and turning the color Add the tomatoes and garlic that you cut into a few pieces.
- After cooking the tomatoes for 4-5 minutes, add sugar, salt, black pepper, Worcestershire sauce and vinegar and cook for 1 more minute.
- Tomatoes in the mixture now you can put the mixture into a narrow jar or bottle and consume it.