Its a sauce that contains lettuce and vinegar to eat with roast dinner and can be eaten with chips and cold meat in Newcastle, UK.

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    What is the question? Are you asking us to identify the name of such a sauce or condiment? – SAJ14SAJ Dec 17 '13 at 14:41
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    Maybe it's like like a "Jeopardy" thing – Pointy Dec 17 '13 at 14:48
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    Are you sure you mean lettuce? – ElendilTheTall Dec 17 '13 at 14:50
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    If you change lettuce to cabbage, it sounds like Cole Slaw. – Kristina Lopez Dec 17 '13 at 18:58
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    It could be pickle, or maybe picallily. – GdD Dec 17 '13 at 20:31

I believe you are referring to coleslaw - it's actually cabbage rather than lettuce, and is considered a side-dish. It's often served with chips (French Fries here in the US) as an accompaniment to hot and cold roast meats as well as batter-fried dishes such as chicken, clams or fish. Coleslaw dressing can be creamy or vinegary in the US, and it's largely a regional difference - in Southern Cuisine, coleslaw dressing is primarily vinegar, northern recipes call for mayo or sour cream. Reviewing some recipes online, in the UK it appears that coleslaw tends to have both creamy and vinegary components to the dressing.

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    Coleslaw isn't eaten with roast dinners anywhere in the UK, unfortunately (or rather, fortunately, because it would be gross). – ElendilTheTall Dec 26 '13 at 22:18

Do you mean "liquor"? Liquor is a parsley sauce to which vinegar is often added. It's usually eaten with pie and mash.

  • Pie and mash is not a northern UK thing. – GdD Dec 17 '13 at 20:30
  • Although more commonly associated with London, it is eaten in the north of England too. – Red Spatula Dec 17 '13 at 21:05
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    Pie and mash is eaten everywhere, but "liquor" is definitely a London thing. – Vince Bowdren Dec 18 '13 at 16:46

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