• Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Garum

    13 days ago - By Eater

    Sophia Pappas
    A culinary star in ancient Rome, this fermented fish sauce transforms everything it touches Extremely tasty and frequently misunderstood, garum is a fermented fish sauce that traces its origins back to Roman times. Over the course of more than a dozen centuries, it has managed to sustain its influence in the culinary world, even if its preparation method may have changed: Unlike the Romans, today's garum makers don't typically use huge quantities of fish and salt and seawater to prepare it, much less stone tanks. While the designation “garum” has been used to define fish...
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