Patum Peperium Black Opal

Patum Peperium Black Opal

The original gentlemans relish in a collectable porcelain pot

PLU 468

Key Facts

  • CountryPoland
  • Weight85g
  • Weight TypeNet

Store & Serve

  • StorageStore in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight.
  • Instructions for useUse sparingly. Refrigerate after opening.


  • IngredientsSalted Anchovies (60%) (Anchovies, Salt), Butter, Salt, Rusk (Wheat Flour, Salt), Herbs, Spices.
  • AllergensFish, Wheat, Milk

Nutritional Information

  • Typical Valuesper 100g
  • Energy kJ1276
  • Energy kcal305
  • Fat24.2
  • Of which saturates11.9
  • Carbohydrates6.9
  • Of which sugars0.2
  • Protein14.8
  • Salt9.5
Name & address of food supplier

Paxton & Whitfield Ltd, 93 Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6JE

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It was created in 1828 by an Englishman called John Osborn. It has a strong, very salty and slightly fishy taste, and contains anchovies (minimum 60%), butter, herbs and spices. The exact recipe however has remained a secret and has been passed down by word of mouth over the years.