Shoyu is a naturally fermented soy sauce, made from soybeans with barley or wheat.
Shoyu is also known as Tamari. It is not the same as manufactured soya sauce which usually contains sugar and other additives.
Shoyu is a living food in the same way that yogurt is and contains bacteria and enzymes which are destroyed by boiling. Shoyu best added as a flavouring at the end of cooking.
Shoyu is a dark liquid that can be added to soups, casseroles, pasta or salads.
Calories in Shoyu:
1 tbsp = 11 calories