A mix of ground anchovies, vinegar, spices and water, with a salty pungent flavor that goes a long way.
Season: available year-round
How to select: Comes in tubes in the canned fish section of the store.
How to store: Refrigerate once opened
How to prepare: Add to salad dressings, sauces and toppings for canapes.
Substitutions: 1/2 tsp anchovy paste=1 anchovy fillet, mashed or 1/2 tsp shrimp paste