Fish Sauce or Num PlaFish sauce is a seasoning made from fermenting fish. with salt to have a salty taste and a pleasant smell It is an important ingredient of many kinds of curry and dipping sauces. Fish sauce is an essential ingredient in food in Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and the Philippines. and used in many other countries in Southeast Asia Fish sauce is also used as a dipping sauce in various forms such as fish, shrimp, pork and chicken. Fish sauce is used as an ingredient in soups and stews. The Teochew people call it "Hua Luo" (Chinese: 魚露) as a secret to making delicious food. It is one of the "three jewels of Teochew cuisine" consisting of fish sauce, wild radish and kiam cai. while in French it is called "Nuoc-mâm" (Nuoc-mâm) after Vietnamese.
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