Tofu & Soy Protein

  • Pork Tofu & Soy Protein

    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 …

  • Cold Sweets Tofu & Soy Protein

    Tofu Chocolate Truffles

    ‘Chocolate Ganache’ is usually made by mixing melted dark chocolate with cream. This recipe replaces ‘cream’ with ‘silken tofu’ and that lowers the calories and adds tofu’s nutrients. You will never taste tofu. The ratio of ‘Dark Chocolate’ to ‘Silken Tofu’ is about 2:1 for truffles. More Tofu to add, softer the ganache would be. …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein

    Tofu & Avocado Salad

    Nothing can be easier than this. Soft Tofu and Avocado with Soy Sauce and that’s it. But if you try it, you will love it. We all know Tofu and Avocado are very nutritious and healthy food. It is easy to add such a simple yet good-for-health dish to your meal. If you like Wasabi, …

  • Chicken Tofu & Soy Protein

    Chicken & Tofu Nuggets

    Do you know what is in the commercially-prepared Chicken Nuggets? I really don’t know it. Why don’t you make Chicken Nuggets by yourself? Try my recipe. It is absolutely easy and your children would love them! This is the basic nugget recipe. By adding some spices or extra ingredients, you can make a variety of …

  • Nuts Tofu & Soy Protein

    Grilled Tofu with Walnuts Miso Sauce

    I love Tofu and all soy bean curd products, but I never knew Chinese style firm tofu until I first tried it in Australia. I love it especially ‘Organic Firm Tofu’ that are available from ALDI stores. Japanese Tofu are all wonderful for soups and salads, but sometimes they are too soft and delicate especially …

  • Prawn & Shrimp Tofu & Soy Protein

    Prawn & Edamame Tofu Balls

    There is a vegetarian food called ‘Ganmodoki’ which means ‘mock wild-goose meat’. It’s a fried tofu fritter made with vegetables and sesame seeds. This ‘Tofu Balls’ is not vegetarian food as I used prawns and egg but very similarr to ‘Ganmodoki’. Firm Tofu is recommended as it is quite dry. If you use Momen tofu …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Tofu Stir-fry with Mentsuyu

    ‘Mentsuyu’, the noodle dipping sauce, is a very versatile seasoning sauce. It contains Soy Sauce, Mirin and Umami from Dashi Ingredients. I use ‘Katsuobushi’ (Dried Bonito Flakes), but you can use other Dried Fish, Kombu (Kelp), Dried Shiitake or Instant Dashi Powder. It is very handy to keep a bottle of ‘Mentsuyu’ in fridge. I …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Tofu & Tomato Stir-fry

    This is a recipe for not-so-great Tomatoes. Of course it would be delicious if you use sweet & ripe Tomatoes. But we sometimes buy fairly good looking Tomatoes on special and later find out they are not really great, don’t we? Then try this recipe! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 Tomatoes400 to 500g Tofu *I …

  • Chicken Tofu & Soy Protein

    Healthy Chicken & Tofu Burgers

    Chicken and Tofu are low in calories and high in protein. My mother used to make these healthy burgers more nutritious by adding lots of other veggies and mushrooms. I like to eat these burgers with ‘Ponzu’ mixed with grated Daikon Radish and a little bit Chilli. Another healthy sauce is dashi-based soy sauce flavoured …

  • Mushrooms Tofu & Soy Protein

    Pan Fried Tofu & Two Mushroom Sauces

    ‘Agedashidofu’ is a very popular Japanese dish but many people don’t try it at home because it needs to be deep-fried. How about this shallow-fried tofu? Enjoy the crispy outside and creamy inside with two different Mushroom Sauces that I often cook, or you can create your own yummy sauces. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 2 …

  • Clear Soup Mushrooms Tofu & Soy Protein

    Tofu & Enoki Soup

    Enoki can be replaced with Shiitake, Shimeji, Oyster Mushrooms OR other Asian mushrooms. You may wish to add some Eggs. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 4 cups Dashi Stock  *See ‘Dashi Stock’ page1 teaspoon Salt1 tablespoon Soy Sauce1/2 to 1 block Tofu *soft type100 to 200g Enoki2 Spring Onions *finely Chopped Method Cut Tofu and Enoki into small …

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