tofu

  • Chicken Tofu

    Chicken & Tofu Burgers with Teriyaki Sauce

    I like to eat my ‘Chicken & Tofu Burgers’ with ‘Ponzu’ mixed with grated Daikon Radish and a little bit Chilli, but this ‘Teriyaki Sauce’ is also really good! ‘Teriyaki Sauce’ is usually made with Soy Sauce, Mirin and Sugar. For this dish, I added Rice Vinegar, that makes the sauce next level. Makes 6 …

  • Egg Tofu

    Gluten-free & Dairy-free Quiche

    This quiche is Gluten-free & Dairy-free. Crust is fried Tofu. No milk, no butter, no cream and no cheese are used. The main ingredients are Egg and Japanese Mayonnaise. Add whatever ingredients you like. This time, I used Prawns, Edamame, Spring Onion and Spinach. It’s very easy!!! Pie Dish I used 8cm Base Round Pie …

  • Nuts Tofu

    Miso Peanuts & Tofu

    ‘Otsumami’ is something to nibble often with drink which is most likely alcoholic drink. This is a perfect ‘Otsumami’. Crunchy Peanuts and fried Tofu are dressed with sweet miso sauce. Easy, quick and yummy! If you have a toaster oven, you can toast the Tofu pieces, and it is even easier. Makes 2 to 4 …

  • Tofu

    Grilled Tofu with Miso Pesto

    On the other day when we entertained our friends, I offered Tofu with Miso Pesto as an appetiser and it was a big hit. This dish is absolutely easy to prepare. Here are two Miso Pesto recipes. Ingredients are commonly available from most supermarkets. You got to try this! Makes 4 to 8 Servings Ingredients …

  • Tofu

    Miso Marinated Tofu

    ’Miso Marinate Tofu’ is a preserved food in Japan and it has a long history. It is traditionally consumed with cooked rice or with sake (rice wine). It is a quite salty food. These days people often add Mirin for subtle sweetness. If Mirin is not available, you can add Sugar. Marinated Tofu can be …

  • Tofu

    Crunchy Marinated Tofu

    I often make these ‘Crunchy Marinated Tofu’ for salad topping. I love crispy croutons but croutons are bread. They are carbohydrate. Tofu is packed with nutrients. Some people say that ‘Tofu’ is bland and tasteless. Why don’t you season it? Ingredients 400 to 500g Firm Tofu1 cup Cold Water1 teaspoon SaltHerbs and/or Spices of your …

  • Tofu

    Marinated Tofu

    On the other day, I attended a cheese making class at our community house and learned how to make four different cheeses. One of them was Fetta. Before being marinated in the brine, the Fetta cheese tasted bland. Then I thought about people saying Tofu tastes bland. If they don’t eat Tofu because of its …

  • Egg Tofu Vegetables

    Tofu & Egg Cheese Bake

    It looks like a pizza, but the base is a mixture of Tofu and Eggs. It is super easy & quick to prepare. For toppings, you can use whatever you like or you have in hand. It is extremely nutritious, high in protein, carb-free and gluten-free! Why don’t you try it? Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Chicken Tofu

    Spicy Chicken & Tofu Nuggets

    When I heard about a fast-food restaurant’s hot & spicy chicken nuggets, I first made these Spicy Chicken & Tofu Nuggets. I simply added spices to the Chicken & Tofu Nuggets to make them hot and spicy. I used Cayenne Pepper, but naturally you can use chilli of your choice. Makes About 20 nuggets Ingredients …

  • Tofu

    Crispy Abura-agé with Miso & Spring Onion

    I still remember who taught me how to cook this yummy ‘Otsumami’, that means something you eat with alcoholic drinks. I was a uni student at the time. We (all girls) were having a casual party and one of my friends brought a plate of this ‘Crispy Abura-agé‘. This is the dish that brings back …

  • Tofu Vegetables

    Spicy Tofu, Tomato & Kimchi Salad

    In Japan, there is a tofu dish that is called ‘Hiyayakko’. It is basically chilled fresh tofu with various toppings of your choice. Popular toppings are grated ginger, ‘Katsuobushi’, shiso (perilla), finely chopped spring onion and soy sauce. This very healthy summer dish is a type of ‘Hiyayakko’. It is a good idea to serve …

  • Pork Tofu

    Pork, Tofu & Kimchi Sir-fry

    This easy-to-cook and yummy dish has been one of my favourites since I first discovered Kimchi, a staple in Korean cuisine. We Japanese love Kimchi and it is actually more popular than traditional Japanese ‘Tsukemono’, salted and fermented vegetables. Kimchi is very garlicky and spicy but I even add extra Gralic and Chilli. This dish …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tofu

    Teriyaki Tofu Don

    They look like fried chicken, but they are Tofu. This is a yummy ‘donburi’ dish for vegetarians. If you omit the egg on top, this can be a yummy vegan dish as well. I used ALDI’s Organic Tofu, but any firm type tofu can be used. Coating the tofu pieces with potato starch flour is …

  • Tofu Vegetables

    Spring Onion & Tofu Salad

    This is an extremely simple yet absolutely delicious tofu salad. If you like tofu, please try this dish. Healthy, nutritious, cheap, yummy, and what else do you want? The spring onion mixture can be mixed with tofu of medium firmness or it can be enjoyed as a topping with very soft silky tofu. Makes 4 …

  • Tofu Vegetables

    Avocado & Tofu Wasabi-ae

    I love Avocado. I love Tofu. I love Wasabi & Soy Sauce. How about combine all of them. It’s a simply heavenly dish and one of the easiest dishes to make. No cooking required. If you don’t like Wasabi, use only Soy Sauce. It’s still so good. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients Avocado 1/2 to 1 …

  • Beans & Peas Prawn & Shrimp Tofu

    Braised Tofu with Prawns & Edamame

    Many Japanese words have been imported to English but often pronounced differently. ‘Edamame’ (the young soy beans) is one of them. It’s ‘e-dʌ-ma-me’ and NOT ‘e-dʌ-ma-miː’. When a word ends with ‘e’, English speaking people pronounce wrong. ‘Shiitake’ and ‘Sake’ are other examples. Please remember ‘e’ in Japanese words is always pronounced like ‘e’ in …

  • Chicken Mushrooms Tofu

    Braised Tofu with Chicken & Shimeji

    If you like ‘Mabo Tofu’, you would like this dish. My quick-braise method doesn’t stir-fry Tofu so you can use soft and delicate type of Tofu for this dish. I use whatever mushrooms that I have in hand. Shimeji, Shiitake, Enoki, Oyster Mushrooms are all very nice for this recipe. Serve with freshly cooked rice. …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Pork Tofu

    Mabo Dofu Don

    ‘Mabo Dofu Don’ is a dish of freshly cooked rice covered with Japanese Style Mabo Dofu. It’s one of my son’s favourites. I have tried some different types of Tofu for this dish, but our favourite remains Momen Tofu, which is medium to soft type, but naturally you can use your favourite type. Makes 4 …

  • Pork Tofu

    Mabo Dofu Japanese Style

    ‘Mabo Dofu’ has been adapted to Japanese tastes and it is quite popular. As you know it is originally a Chinese dish but this one could be very different from the authentic ‘Mapo Doufu’. It’s my family’s Japanese style recipe. Many people buy ready-made sauce, but you can cook this dish quite easily. Makes 4 …

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