What Is Worcestershire Sauce–and How To Pronounce It

Nearly every condiment shelf and basement bar in the South has one thing in common—a bottle of Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce.

Nearly every condiment shelf and basement bar in the South has one thing in common—a bottle of Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce. The ubiquitous paper wrapped bottle covers one of the most versatile, flavor-packed, umami-filled sauces around—and one that is easily forgotten on a shelf. It’s a key ingredient in the best Bloody Marys, the perfect thing to splash on a steak, and the secret to delicious deviled eggs. But what is Worcestershire sauce?