- Publish Date
- Friday, 23 November 2018, 9:26AM
No roast dinner is complete without a jug of delicious gravy.
And with Christmas just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about how to make the perfect accompaniment for your roast turkey and/or chicken.
Because what's Christmas dinner if it's not swimming in gravy?
One could even say gravy is part of our heritage; it comes from a long line of careful cooks who knew how to prepare a perfectly flavoured sauce made up of precious juices and other flavour-enhancing ingredients to provide a beautiful sauce.
But recently, home cooks are breaking from tradition and are surprisingly sneaking soy sauce into their gravy.
And it's making a BIG difference to the flavour!
We're not sure where the idea came from, but it is amazing.
Soy sauce is loaded with umami, which is the super savory flavor.
So when added to gravy - you won't actually taste the soy sauce (unless you add a crazy amount) - you'll just create a stronger depth of flavour.
Vegetarian? Even better!
The soy sauce will add a meatiness to your gravy, which is VERY important.
From now on, we'll be adding a tablespoon of soy sauce to every gravy recipe!