Question about "Soy" contest winner
This sounds delectable but need help with recommendation for fermented black beans. Any chain or higher-end brand you'd recommend? Or do I need to go to an Asian grocery store? (And if I make the schlep to one, is there a particular "insider" brand?)
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However do have a jar of 'black bean sauce' from a Publix supermarket that's jarred.
But I don't think that's what you want for the recipe.
The 'black beans' aren't really 'black beans' as we know them, but fermented soy beans.
Not really something to make at home as far I know.
I find them at an Asian market and they last years in the fridge they're salted and do need to be soaked and rinsed (and mashed up a bit) before use. Look for them in the chilled section at a Asian supermarket, sold in bags..I put them in jar after opening the bag. They're sometimes labeled "Dow See" in Asian markets.