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Eight great condiments of the world: A highly selective guide
Eight great condiments of the world: A highly selective guide

Since we don't have the space or time to count, define or even (sadly) try all the condiments in the world, we thought we'd pick out eight of our favorites. Here are eight wonders of the world, as it were, each in their own small bowls.  Fish sauce: A mother sauce (to steal a term from the French) of Southeast Asia in which lots of fish are fermented in vats of brine. Then the liquid is aged in the sun and bottled. Imagine. Soy sauce: Another mother sauce of Asia (or maybe it's the universal condiment). Ingredients: usually soy beans, wheat and salt. Gochujang: A pungent Korean paste made from red chiles, glutinous rice, soybeans and salt. Traditionally fermented in...

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