Tag: fish sauce


The Legacy of Garum: Asian and European Fish Sauces

The concept of garum as a condiment lives on in various incarnations of prepared fish sauces. The accompanying table lists some of the international fish sauces. When choosing a fish sauce, look for one with a clear, reddish-brown color, like the color of good whisky or sherry, without any sediments. […]


Rouille (Hot Sauce for Fish Stew)

The famous food writer M. F. K. Fisher described this sauce as follows:  “A peppery concoction suited to the taste of bouillabaisse, served separately from the soup to be ladled in at the discretion of the individual diner.”