"Sheffield's Secret Sauce" graphic with a man smiling with a bottle of secret sauce

By Ellen Beardmore

Every time Petty Officer Christopher Hastings of Great Britain prepares for his next spell at sea, he packs one item first. That precious cargo is his 12-week supply of Henderson’s Relish, a dark, peppery table sauce synonymous with Sheffield, in northern England.

At first, one bottle of Hendo’s, as it is known, was enough for 12 weeks on board the HMS Enterprise. But as his knowledge of the sauce’s versatility grew, the more PO Hastings needed to take. And then he started mailing it out to shipmates too.

“I’m a bit of a Hendo’s dealer,” he joked.

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Sheffield’s Secret Sauce

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