However, the one food item that has eluded me is a reliable soy sauce substitute. I've googled and have seen some recipes, but nothing is the clear winner. I'm hoping your resourceful readers might be able to help.
Sent by StephanieEditor: Stephanie, one idea that comes immediately to mind is a salty mushroom liqueur, from reduced mushroom broth, and perhaps mixed with fish sauce? Anything to give that salty umami flavor.
Readers, any ideas or experiences to share?
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