By Larry Olmsted, Forbes
It’s long been a common ingredient in Vietnamese and Thai food. But you might be surprised to find chefs adding it to your spaghetti Bolognese.
“It” is fish sauce, but not just any fish sauce. Red Boat fish sauce is different from most other versions you can buy, and like many such products, it was chefs that first realized the value and versatility, but home cooks and foodies are catching on as the distribution gets wider, including gourmet stores like New York’s Zabar’s, national chains like Whole Foods, and even Amazon.com. You might just want to get a bottle.