Anchovy (lat. Engraulis) – several species of small marine fish, not more than 20 cm in length. Anchovies are used in many culinary recipes around the world. Despite the mysterious name, one of the types of anchovies is hamsa, known to all. But the recipes do not use raw, dried or salted hamsa, which everyone is accustomed to, anchovies - this is a finished product sold for use in cooking.