By Amiel Stanek, Bon Appétit
Can I tell you a secret? I put fish sauce (a.k.a. nuoc mam) in EVERYTHING. Nobody who eats at my house knows that it's in there—they just sense a subtle, implacable savoriness that wouldn't be there otherwise. I could rhapsodize about the stuff forever, but instead, let me present to you 15 dishes that benefit from a little fish sauce magic.