Fish sauce

If you have had Thai or Vietnamese food, chances are that you have had fish sauce. Fish sauce is a staple in numerous cultures in Southeast Asia and the coastal regions of East Asia, and features heavily in Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. For Western cultures, it seems to have originated in Ancient Greece between 4th-3rd century BC and was made with a lower salt content than modern fish sauces. Fish sauce is a condiment that is derived from salted fish that have been allowed to ferment for a period of time that can be months to over a year. Some fish sauces are made from raw fish, others from d..

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