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It is time to get the cruise industry out of the 19th century and into at least the 20th century.

Every cruise ship I've been on provides Tabasco sauce as a condiment in the buffet. The problem is the only hot sauce they provide is Tabasco.

Tabasco became a sauce in 1868! In other words, the best the cruise industry can do is a 19th century condiment.

Sriracha sauce from Gold Medal Brand was first produced in Bangkok in 1932. Therefore, it is a 20th century condiment. Huy Fong foods started producing its very popular "***** brand" Sriracha sauce in Irwindale, CA in the early 1980s (late 20th century). 

IT IS TIME FOR THE CRUISE INDUSTRY TO PROVIDE THIS VASTLY SUPERIOR CONDIMENT ON THEIR SHIPS!

The cruise ships dock at Laem Chabang, Thailand, a mere 10 km from Sri Racha, Thailand, but yet this sauce has yet to find its way to the buffets on the ships.

 

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Just ask for sambal oelek - they have it in the crew mess.  Much better than Sriracha.

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I don't have to ask for Tabasco. Why should I have to ask for sambal oelek, or sriracha? Especially a hugely popular sauce like Sriracha, which comes in a squeeze bottle so it is ideal for the buffet.

 

Not a big fan of sambal oelek. Love the vinegar in sriracha.

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Coolclimate,

 

I'm with you.

Let's get into the 21st century.

Ketchup - invented in America in 1812 - throw it out

Mayonnaise - invented in Spain in 1756 - garbage

Aioli - invented in Rome in 79 AD - trash

Béarnaise - invented in France 19th century - no good

Béchamel - invented in 14th century Italy - don't need it

Hollandaise - invented 17th century France - very unhealthy

Crème Anglaise - invented in France 17th century - who needs melted ice cream?

 

Give me fatty bacon, greasy chicken wings, and lots of hot sauce - I'm good

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11 hours ago, Donald said:

Coolclimate,

 

I'm with you.

Let's get into the 21st century.

Ketchup - invented in America in 1812 - throw it out

Mayonnaise - invented in Spain in 1756 - garbage

Aioli - invented in Rome in 79 AD - trash

Béarnaise - invented in France 19th century - no good

Béchamel - invented in 14th century Italy - don't need it

Hollandaise - invented 17th century France - very unhealthy

Crème Anglaise - invented in France 17th century - who needs melted ice cream?

 

Give me fatty bacon, greasy chicken wings, and lots of hot sauce - I'm good

Why would you want to throw out all these fine sauces? I'm talking supplementing the selection, not removing choices. Clearly Tabasco still has fine uses, but it doesn't work well with some of the updated Asian dishes cruise lines are serving in their buffets.

 

This perhaps was an attempt at humor. But, since it was not germane, it flops. Bazinga! 🙂

 

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If you have a sauce you MUST have...bring it. Totally allowed!

 

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6 hours ago, cb at sea said:

If you have a sauce you MUST have...bring it. Totally allowed!

 

We never travel w/out our travel size Cholula, packets of Tapatio, and chili flakes. Tobasco is not as popular any more.  So fun when we are asked by people next to us if we can share.  Makes for good conversation.  Too bad Tobasco has such a strangle-hold on the restaurant industry.  Cheaper, I bet.

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I really enjoy exploring hot sauces of all types, but have never been a fan of Tabasco. I tink I would rather do without than use that,

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1 hour ago, mongo59r said:

I really enjoy exploring hot sauces of all types, but have never been a fan of Tabasco. I tink I would rather do without than use that,

Yup, best way to ruin a meal.

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