Cookbook | Recipes | Ingredients | Basic foodstuffs | Seafood | Fish The anchovies are a family (Engraulidae) of small but common fish. Their distribution is worldwide.

Dried anchovies

Anchovies are an important food fish, known for their strong flavor. They are a key ingredient in Worcestershire sauce and common as a pizza topping. They may be sold in a variety of forms, including fresh, cured, canned, dried, in paste, or in fish sauce.