tamari

noun
ta·​ma·​ri | \tə-ˈmär-ē \

Definition of tamari 

: an aged soy sauce prepared with little or no added wheat

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Kapur clarifies that the mixture of tamari, sesame oil, ginger, jalapeño and scallions is not a marinade but a seasoning, and his cooks season all poke to order. Ali Bouzari, SFChronicle.com, "Housemade: The magic of Liholiho Yacht Club," 22 June 2018 Toss with tamari, sesame oil, minced ginger, jalapeño and scallions to order. Ali Bouzari, SFChronicle.com, "Housemade: The magic of Liholiho Yacht Club," 22 June 2018 For the Peanut Sauce: 1 cup honey roasted peanuts; 1/2 cup coconut milk; 1/4 cup lime juice; 2 tsp sesame oil; 2 T tamari soy sauce. Christina Pérez, Vogue, "Vegetarian Grilling Ideas Sure To Impress Even The Judge-iest BBQ Guests," 3 July 2018 Return the eggplant to the pan, along with the vinegar, tamari and cayenne; cook, gently tossing, for 2 to 3 minutes, so the flavors meld and the pan juices form a sauce. Joe Yonan, The Seattle Times, "This spicy eggplant dish is a riot of textures and flavors," 26 June 2018 On the way to the bun, that crust receives one last blast of umami from a brush of tare — a mixture of kombu seaweed, bonito flakes, scallions, ginger, black pepper, garlic, tamari and brown sugar. Ali Bouzari, SFChronicle.com, "Housemade: The magic of Liholiho Yacht Club," 22 June 2018 Add remaining ½ teaspoon salt, spicy sesame oil, and 2 tablespoons of the tamari ginger marinade to the mixture. Susan Russo, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Avocado aficionado: Sam the Cooking Guy," 4 June 2018 Cut white and pale green parts from scallions (reserve dark green parts) and add to pot, along with garlic, chile, tamari, and 2 tsp. Andy Baraghani, Bon Appetit, "Confetti Rice with Chicken in Spicy Garlic Broth," 19 Mar. 2018 Ginger Flax Dressing Makes about 1 cup Ingredients: 6 T flaxseed oil 5 T lemon juice 2 T tamari2 T finely grated fresh ginger 1 T Bragg Liquid Aminos 1 ½ T coconut nectar 2 tsp. Sally Singer, Vogue, "Hollywood’s Favorite Detox Resort Launches a Delicious Vegetarian Cookbook," 13 June 2018

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First Known Use of tamari

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tamari

Japanese

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