Sometimes the only Condiments or Seasoning we are used to growing up is just Maggi, Salt, Curry and Thyme. Even our Parents thought us how to use these regularly But some times its always interesting if you try a different Food Condiments it will give you a different taste for your meal.
When it comes to Color and taste Amoy Dark Soy Sauce and Amoy Light Soy Sauce.
Soy sauce has a long and decorated history, dating back over 3,000 years to the Western Han dynasty. Chinese monks created the sauce from soybeans as an alternative to meaty cooking sauces. Since its initial creation, soy sauce is now widely used around the world in all different cooking styles and recipes. This adds savory notes and rich umami flavors to dishes without needing to use too much.
Soy Sauce is a liquid condiment of Chinese origin, traditionally made from a fermented paste of soybeans, roasted grain, brine, and Aspergillus oryzae or Aspergillus sojae molds. It is considered to contain a strong umami flavor.
Soy sauce can be added directly to food, and is used as a dip or salt flavor in cooking. It is often eaten with rice, noodles, and sushi or sashimi, or can also be mixed with ground wasabi for dipping. Bottles of soy sauce for salty seasoning of various foods are common on restaurant tables in many countries. Soy sauce can be stored at room temperature.
What is the difference between Light and Dark Soy Sauce?
The important thing when it comes to Soy Sauce is to use it appropriately for what they are designated for.
- Light Soy Sauce :- This is simply used for Seasoning and garnishing. Light soy sauce is golden brown in color and rich in taste to add flavor during marinating and seasoning stage. It uplifts the flavor of any meat, noodles or rice dishes. Light soy sauce has a thinner body and golden brown color. Using natural fermentation methods, light soy sauce has strong aromatic umami and savory flavor. Making it ideal as a marinade, dressing, sauce mix and table condiment. It is a great addition to stir-fry recipes, noodles dishes and even our own burger recipe!
- Dark Soy Sauce :- This is used for adding colors to dishes. Dark soy sauce is used to add deep colors to meat stews and casseroles and often paired with light soy sauce to achieve the perfect taste and color. Our dark soy sauce has a slightly thicker consistency and has a deep rich dark brown color enrich from the added caramel and the methods of production. Dark soy sauce is mainly used for adding color to dishes and usually paired with light soy sauce to achieve ideal color and taste. Try cooking with dark soy sauce, it makes a great addition to pork recipes, stews and barbecue favorites