Category Archives: Tofu

Tofu Recipes (not necessarily vegetarian)

MaPo Tofu [麻婆豆腐]

This is one of my most favourite dishes. Not just most favourite Chinese dishes, no, most favourite dishes ever. The spicy chili bean sauce, the numbing sichuanpeppers, the tasty garlic, ginger and onion and the soft tofu. It’s just perfect. And when … Continue reading

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Tempeh Kering

I used to order this side dish every time I went for take-away at my indonesian toko in Rijswijk (Toko Pasar Makan). Until they changed the recipe! So then I had to recreate it myself and I think with the … Continue reading

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Japanese Egg Tofu

Another favourite dish while living in Beijing was what we called “Japanese tofu”. Golden coins of egg tofu (a tofu-variety made of soybeanmilk and eggs) deepfried and served with a big pile of crispy crumbs of “thingies”. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Century Eggs

After I had a nightmare experience with stinky tofu I took the advice of a friend to never try thousand year old eggs. I was told they were the most horrible thing ever. And you keep hearing horror stories about … Continue reading

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Fresh Tofu Salad

I consider this to be the chinese equivalent of a mozzerella, tomato and basil salad. Only better! It’s light and fresh and I absolutely love it. So many people say they don’t like tofu, but I’m sure they never tried … Continue reading

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