A dictionary of Spanish history and culture
Garum was a hugely popular sauce probably made from fermented (rotten) fish guts and herbs such as cumin, garlic and poppy seeds during Roman times. Production was centred around Gadir (
You can see a garum factory at the site of Baelo Claudia some 20km outside Tarifa.
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