tofu

  • 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 …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Tofu Doughnuts

    These Doughnuts are made with Silken Tofu. You need No Egg and No Dairy products. Silken Tofu is basically thickened Soy Milk. It makes soft and moist Doughnuts. If you use Gluten-free Flour such as Rice Flour, the Doughnuts can be Gluten-free, too. This recipe might be good for people who suffer food allergies. Makes …

  • 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 …

  • Chicken Hot Pot & Hot Plate

    Chicken Nabe (Hot Pot)

    ‘Nabe’ (Hot Pot) dish is great for entertaining your friends and family, but it is also great for everyday dinner as it is easy to prepare. I cook it for my family quite often, particularly when the weather is cold. The main ingredient of this ‘Nabe’ is Chicken. I always use Chicken Thigh Fillets and …

  • Soba

    Vegan Soba Soup

    On this website, I have shared my recipe ‘Monk’s Vegan Soup’, that is called ‘Kenchin-jiru’ in Japan. ‘Kenchin-jiru’ is 100% plant-based soup that originated several centuries ago from a temple where Buddhist monks prepared the soup. ‘Kenchin-jiru’ is still very popular and Soba Noodles are often added to it. I am not Vegan but I …

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