What is Soy Sauce?

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Soy sauce is a dark brown liquid seasoning integral to Japanese cooking. It is made by fermenting soy, wheat, and salt. Used to season both simmered and grilled dishes, or even applied directly to food like sushi and sashimi, soy sauce is used in a wide variety of ways!

Soy Sauce
Soy Sauce

The most widespread type of soy sauce is dark soy sauce, which is suited to any type of cooking. Light soy sauce, a variety of soy sauce with a lighter color, is often used if you want to emphasize the colors or flavors of food. Its salt content is slightly higher than dark soy sauce. Other types of soy sauce, such as a special varieties made for sashimi or egg, also exist!