Makes about 1 3/4 cups / Wonderful for tofu or pork.

1/2 cup tamari or soy sauce

1/2 cup sake or Shaoxing (rice wine)

1 tablespoon finely minced garlic

2 teaspoons finely minced fresh ginger

1/2 cup mirin (Japanese sweet sake)

1 tablespoon honey

2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil

2 tablespoons hoisin sauce

1/2 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder

Mix all ingredients together.