Tofu & Soy Protein

  • Chicken Tofu & Soy Protein

    Healthy Tofu & Chicken Balls

    You can make healthy Chicken Balls even healthier by mixing Tofu with Chicken Mince. ‘Chicken & Tofu Burgers’ is an example and it is very popular in Japan. These ‘Tofu & Chicken Balls’ are best cooked in the boiling Stock, so that you would need no Oil at all. I often cook them in a …

  • Egg Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Kōya Dōfu ‘Tamago Toji’

    ‘Kōya Dōfu’ is freeze-dried Tofu, originated in the mid 16th century in Japan. It is still a very popular food. It looks like a hard dried sponge. You need to soak it in warm water before use. ‘Tamago Toji’ is a Japanese cooking method to bind the ingredients with Egg. This is a very simple …

  • Egg Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Stir-fried Tomato, Tofu & Egg

    This is a dish I often cook in summer when Tomatoes are in season. It’s a very simple stir-fry dish and my family enjoys it always. Ripe and sweet Tomatoes are ideal, but not-so-great Tomatoes are also suitable as you stir-fry them. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 Tomatoes200 to 250g Tofu *I used medium soft …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Simmered Abura-age & Bok Choy

    As I am getting old, I enjoy this type of dishes more. If you use vegetable-base stock such as Kombu (Kelp) dashi stock, this dish can be totally Vegan. Very comforting, delicious, healthy, and gentle to stomach. Today I enjoyed this dish with freshly cooked Rice, and I was very satisfied. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein

    Agedashi Tofu with Gochujang Sauce

    The other day my daughter cooked a Korean dish called ‘Tteokbokki’. The sauce was too sweet for me, but I thought that the sauce would be good with ‘Agedashi Tofu’ (aka ‘Agedashidōfu’). I made a similar sauce that is much less sweet. The spicy & garlicky sauce is totally different from the traditional Japanese sauce …

  • Mushrooms Tofu & Soy Protein

    Hot Tofu with Mushroom Sauce

    This healthy and comforting dish is perfect for dinner on a cold day. It can be Vegan. Today I used Chicken Stock, but you can use plant-based stock. Use extra Soy Sauce instead of Oyster Sauce. You would need to add some Mirin or Sugar to add sweetness to the flavour. Hard Tofu is NOT …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein

    Fried Tofu with Sweet Miso Sauce

    ‘Atsu-age’ is the Japanese name for the deep-fried Tofu. Because it has been deep-fried, Tofu has firmer texture and meat-like outside, it is very suitable for stir-fry. Today I seasoned with Sweet Miso Sauce that I often use to season fried Eggplant. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 500g Atsu-age (Deep-fried Tofu) *medium soft type recommended1 teaspoon …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein

    Vegan Mabo Dōfu

    Dry Soy Meat products are available from many Asian Grocery stores and they are quite cheap. The mince type Dry Soy Meat is a good substitute of minced meat, and you can find more recipes on this website. This is another recipe to use it. Asian mushrooms such as Shiitake can be a good addition …

  • Potato Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Vegan Cottage Pie

    Since my discovery of Dry Soy Meat (Mince Type) at a local Asian grocery store, I have been cooking mince dishes replacing the mince with Soy Meat. The texture of Soy Meat is very similar to meat mince, and this Cottage Pie seems to be quite satisfying even for meat lovers. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

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