Cookbook:Wow-Wow Sauce

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Wow-Wow Sauce is a sauce, apparently created by Dr. William Kitchiner in the early 19th century. It contains port, wine vinegar, pickled cucumbers or Pickled Walnuts, English mustard and mushroom ketchup in a base of beef stock, flour and butter.


  • Parsley
  • Pickled cucumbers or walnuts
  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Beef broth
  • Vinegar
  • Port wine
  • Mushroom ketchup
  • Mustard


  1. Chop parsley leaves finely
  2. Take two or three pickled cucumbers, or walnuts, and divide into small squares
  3. Put a piece of butter as big as an egg into a saucepan, when it is melted, stir in a tablespoonful of fine flour, and half a pint of the broth of the beef
  4. Add a tablespoonful of vinegar, one of mushroom ketchup, or port wine, or both, and a tablespoonful of mustard
  5. Simmer together until it is as thick as you wish
  6. Put in the parsley and pickles and warm them


Wow-Wow Sauce at Project Gutenberg

  • The Cook's Oracle by Kitchiner

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