- Bring water to a boil.
- Add bonito flakes; remove from heat. Strain out flakes when flakes drop to bottom of pot.
1 1/2 cups dried fish flakes (katsuo bushi)
2 cups water
Even people who love soy sauce and use it all the time are often surprised to learn what it is and how it’s made. We make ours from just four simple ingredients—water, soybeans, wheat, and salt. Those ingredients are transformed through a traditional brewing process—much like making wine or beer—that has remained unchanged for centuries.READ THE STORY OF SOY SAUCE