"Nam Plaah" Thai is one of the basic spices in the Thai
kitchen. The smell of the sauce is extremly fishy but the taste
is delicious and typical for Thaifood. The sauce ist used instead
Fishsauce is made out of fermented fish. She looks brown, almost
like soy sauce and can be stored months at room temperature.
The sauce is used as a spice for cooking or as a dipping sauce.
Most of the times you can find chopped chilis and lime juice added
to the fish sauce to make the dip called phrik nam plaah.