Tofu

  • Potato Tofu 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 …

  • Beans & Peas Tofu Vegetables

    Vegan Chilli Con Carne

    When I was planning a vegan Christmas lunch last year, I bought Dry Soy Meat at a local Asian grocery store. On the other day, I finally used it to make ‘Vegan Soy Meat Soboro Don’ and it was delicious. Today I tried another minced meat dish. It’s ‘Chilli Con Carne’. I knew it would …

  • Beef Sukiyaki Tofu

    Beef Mince & Tofu in Sukiyaki Sauce

    One of my family’s favourite dinner menus is ‘Sukiyaki Don’. I often use minced Beef instead of thinly sliced Beef. Because it is easier as thinly sliced Beef is not commonly averrable where I live. This is a simple altered version of it. Tofu is the key ingredient. I always serve this dish with freshly …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tofu Vegetables

    Vegan Soy Meat Soboro Don

    Today I found a bag of Soy Meat sitting in my pantry. I bought it from an Asian Grocery store when I was planning a Vegan feast for Christmas, but I never used it. So, I cooked my ‘Spicy Pork Soboro Don’ replacing Pork Mince with Soy Meat. The result? Probably no one would notice …

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    Simmered Abura-age

    This absolutely simple dish of Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu) is, I believe, one of Japanese soul foods. It is seasoned with Sugar, Mirin and Soy Sauce, the Japanese staple seasonings. I like to eat it with Udon Noodles or with freshly cooked rice. You can season them slightly stronger and use them for Inari-zushi. Makes …

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    Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu) with Miso Mayo Sauce

    Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu) can be transformed into a variety of yummy dishes that are particularly great for Beer. Search this website with a key word ‘abura-age’ to find recipes. If you have a small toaster oven, this dish would be super easy to make. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 sheets Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu)1/2 …

  • Egg Pork Tofu Vegetables

    Pork & Vegetables Champroo (Chanpurū)

    ‘Champroo’ (Chanpurū) is an Okinawan stir fry dish. The Okinawan word ‘Champroo’ means ‘a mixture of various items’, and you can stir-fry any Vegetables you have. But, Champroo’s essential ingredients are Okinawan Tofu and Eggs. Well… we can’t get Okinawan Tofu outside Japan, so I use Firm Tofu. Bitter Melon is a popular Vegetable for …

  • Gyoza Tofu Vegetables

    Vegan Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu) Gyoza

    As my brother-in-law’s family and good friends of mine turned Vegan last year, I had been trying to create a new Vegan Gyoza recipe using Firm Tofu, but I couldn’t achieve the texture that I was wishing to create. Then, on the other day, to use up leftover Gyoza Wrappers, I made some Gyoza using …

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    Vegan Fried Tofu Cakes

    There is a Japanese vegetarian dish called ‘Ganmodoki’, that is fried mashed Tofu mixed with Vegetables, such as Carrots, Lotus Root, Gobō (Burdock Root) and ‘Ginnan’ (Gingko Nuts). Grated ‘Yamaimo’ (Japanese Mountain Yam) is often added. Most of those ingredients are impossible to find where I live. I have tried to make ‘Ganmodoki’ using what …

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    Scrumptious Tofu & Vegetable Miso in Lettuce Cups

    This dish is very popular in Japan and the miso mixture is usually made with Pork Mince. I made this Vegetarian (Vegan) version for my Vegan friends. By adding a variety of ingredients, you can create a great flavour. If you ran out of Lettuce, you can enjoy it with freshly cooked rice, too. Makes …

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    Pan-fried Tofu with Yakiniku Sauce

    On the other day, my family enjoyed ‘Yakiniku’, Japanese style tabletop BBQ, and I had some leftover Yakiniku Sauce. As I wanted to use it up, I seasoned pan-fried Tofu with it. Because the result was so good, I tried to cook it again to write this recipe. Why haven’t I thought about this idea …

  • Egg Mushrooms Other Soup Tofu

    Enoki, Tofu & Egg Soup

    This comforting soup has slightly sweet flavour that come from Enoki Mushrooms and Oyster Sauce. It is delicious as it is, but you can pour it over freshly cooked rice or noodles. You can use Soy Sauce instead of Oyster Sauce if you prefer. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1000ml Chicken Stock OR Stock of your …

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    Crispy Tofu

    Using ‘Abura-age’ (Fried Thin Tofu), this “Crispy Tofu’ can be made quickly and easily. You can add it to Salads just like Croutons, or you can enjoy as it is with your favourite condiment or sauce. Season it with Salt if you prefer, depending on what you use it. Absolutely versatile. And you know it …

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    Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu) Pizza

    This is what I cook when I crave Pizza. It’s super quick & easy. I recommend this Abura-age Pizza for who have gluten allergy. The base is Abura-age (Fried Thin Tofu) that is available from most Asian grocery stores. Remove excess oil from Abura-age before use. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 to 2 sheets Abura-age …

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