If you are Asian, part-Asian, or have immersed yourself in Asian culture, then you know a little about aspects of Asian food. To place a single umbrella over all of it would be foolish, for one type of Asian cuisine is not the same as another, and sometimes you can have many dimensions within the same culture.
Kimlai Yingling has been maintaining EatinAsian.com for awhile, where she highlights recipes, articles, news, and more. In the latest installment of her EatinAsian video series, Yingling gives us a bit of fish sauce 101. Even if you’ve watched everyone from Martin Yan to Ching-He Huang, Gok Wan to Poh Ling Yeow, you still might be in the dark about the uses of fish sauce or point blank: what exactly is fish sauce? If you go to your valued Asian store, the varities are overwhelming. If you think the different types of soy sauces can be a challenge, knowing what fish sauce is to your liking involves test tastes and of course, some knowledge. Yingling shares her knowledge and perhaps you’ll be able to create some great dishes with this fish sauce lesson.