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30 secret ingredients professional chefs swear by

Lovefood Logo By Debra Waters of Lovefood | Slide 2 of 31: Anchovies are an open secret in professional kitchens. These little silver fish add a savory – or umami – depth to numerous dishes, from soups to sauces to stews. They can be laid whole onto a lamb or beef joint (they melt in the oven) or chefs will use a few dashes of Worcestershire sauce or Asian fish sauce, both of which contain anchovies. Try them in is simple recipe for orecchiette pasta with rapini.

Anchovies

Anchovies are an open secret in professional kitchens. These little silver fish add a savory – or umami – depth to numerous dishes, from soups to sauces to stews. They can be laid whole onto a lamb or beef joint (they melt in the oven) or chefs will use a few dashes of Worcestershire sauce or Asian fish sauce, both of which contain anchovies. Try them in is simple recipe for orecchiette pasta with rapini.

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