Tokwa and Tuna is an appetizer dish composed of fried extra firm tofu and grilled ahi tuna. A Filipino dish called Tokwa’t Baboy, which is made up of tofu and pork, was the inspiration for this dish. I thought that using ahi tuna will compliment the fried tofu – and it did. I think that […]
Tofu with Tausi and Straw Mushroom is a dish that I enjoy eating occasionally. This dish is made-up of deep fried tofu, tausi or salted black beans, and straw mushroom –- as the title of the dish says. I just want to point out that this recipe makes use of extra firm tofu; I deep-fried […]
When most people think about a vegetarian diet, they think of tofu. Although it is popular among vegetarians and vegans, tofu has actually been a staple food of Asian communities for centuries. It is made mainly from soybean and comes in different textures. If you would like to incorporate this protein-rich food into your diet, […]
Seasoned Tofu are fried tofu served in a mixture of Asian seasoning.This is a good appetizer, and even a meal by itself.
Tofu is a good source of protein. This is often used as a substitute for meat. If you have a high level of cholesterol and want to abstain from meat, this recipe is perfect for you.
Tofu is often associated to the popular Filipino food called Tokwa’t Baboy. This is composed of cubed fried tofu with boiled pig ears. Seasoned tofu is almost similar to this less the fat. I have nothing against Tokwa’t Baboy. In fact, I love having it all the time. However, there are times when one needs to abstain from fatty foods due to health concerns. Consider this recipe as an alternative.
Tofu or bean curd is made from soy beans. The soy beans are turned into soy milk and curdled with a substance called coagulants. Coagulants make the texture of the mixture gelatinous.
Cooking with tofu first made it way in Asia: it has been adopted by other countries since then. The main reason why tofu became popular is its high protein content. This has made it a good substitute for meat. Vegetarians embrace tofu by having it in their regular diet. Whenever a recipe calls for meat, tofu is used as a replacement.
There are three main types of tofu: firm tofu, soft tofu, and silken tofu. They are categorized based on their texture.