Nuoc cham (Vietnamese dipping sauce) is an important element of Vietnamese cuisine. It is a must in almost Vietnamese meals. There are several kind of dipping sauces in Vietnamese cuisine for different dishes to use with. Some dishes can be use with some diffrent sauces to enjoy different flavors and It is very popular if there are over two kinds of sauces at a Vietnamese table.
Nước mắm (fish sauce) is important ingredient for cooking in Vietnamese cusineand and also is the major element in alot of dipping sauces. A small bowl contains fish sauce with some sliced chili and garlic is a popular dipping sauce in almost Vietnamese meals.