Breakfast was an important meal to get the day running so all messes had a liberal supply of marmalades, conserves and jams.
Plus you needed to have the appropriate and traditional condiments for the meat meals served through the year.
Each Officers' Mess has its own traditions, rules and rituals but you can be pretty sure that one tradition is common to all messes – marmalade at breakfast. Woe betide the cook who runs out of marmalade or failed to cook up a batch in reserve. He'd be as popular as a ‘rat in the ranks’ and probably last just as long.
The Regimental Condiment Company | Preserves, Relishes & Sauces
We'd love to tell you some fantastic stories about the origins of The Regimental Condiment Company; how we've supplied legions of armies and regiments since the 1800s; helped them fight wars, and ...