½ cup fish sauce
100g brown sugar
½ teaspoon cayenne
2½cm piece of ginger, shredded finely
1 clove garlic
1 heaped tablespoon honey

• Warm and brush on a piece of fatty fish just before serving.
• Drizzle on good-quality vanilla ice cream.
• Combine with some lime juice and chilli to dress rice and vegetables.

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1.Combine all the ingredients in a small pot on a low heat.
2.Cook for 10 minutes before removing the garlic and ginger and increasing the heat to medium.
3.Cook for a further 10-15 minutes, or until it has the consistency of very runny honey (it will thicken as it cools).
4.Store in the fridge indefinitely.

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