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About Anchovy

  • Culinary experts claim that anchovies have a subtle yet important flavor known as "umami" which is a natural (and more healthy) form of MSG
  • Ancient Romans used anchovies to produce a fermented fish sauce known as Garum
  • Anchovies are members of the herring family and are usually between one and four inches long
  • Anchovies have a distinct, salty, oily, fishy taste
  • Anchovies are a small oily fish that can be any one of more than one hundred species
  • Anchovies can be a featured garnish in salads or pizzas or a subtle flavor in a sauce such as Worcestershire
  • Salted anchovies became popular in the Mediterranean region before refrigeration existed because salting was a form of preservation
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