• Donburi (Rice Bowl) Tofu & Soy Protein

    Spicy Tofu & Cashew Rice Bowl

    This recipe is almost identical to my ‘Teriyaki Tofu Don’. I used a different flavoured sauce that was quite spicy, and I added Cashew Nuts for extra nutrients. This is a vegetarian dish. If you omit the Egg, it can be vegan. Coating Tofu pieces with Potato Starch is the important part of this recipe. …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein

    Cold Tofu with ‘Nattō’, ‘Takuan’ & Kimchi

    When I am too tired to cook anything on a hot day, ‘Hiyayakko’ is a go-to dish. ‘Hiyayakko’, a Japanese dish of chilled Tofu, can be enjoyed with a variety of toppings. Today I added a mixture of ‘Nattō’ (Fermented Soy Beans), ‘Takuan’ (Japanese Pickled Daikon) and Kimchi. It is a filling and satisfying dish …

  • Other Soup

    Silken Tofu & Egg Soup

    This is one of the soups that I frequently cook. It’s a super quick and easy soup. You can use medium soft Tofu, but I always use Silken Tofu, that is the softest type. Because of the soft jelly-like texture of Silken Tofu and the thickened soup, this soup is very comforting when I have …

  • Chicken Tofu & Soy Protein

    Mabo Chicken Tofu

    ‘Mapo Tofu’, a popular Chinese dish has been adapted to Japanese tastes and it is called ‘Mābō Dōfu’ in Japan. My family’s Japanese style recipe is quite different from the authentic recipes, but it is very easy to prepare and tasty. ‘Mābō Dōfu’ is commonly made with Pork Mince. If you don’t eat Pork, why …

  • Miso Soup

    Mug Miso Soup

    For several days since last week, I had a cold and just craved soups day after day. One day I really wanted to eat Miso Soup with Silken Tofu, that would be very gentle to my sore throat. However, I didn’t have enough energy to cook it properly. Then, I made this Mug Miso Soup. …

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