Tagged with Tofu

Pad Thai

Pad Thai


Pad Thai is a Thai dish made out of stir fried rice noodles flavoured with fish sauce, tamarind juice, chilli peppers garnished with bean sprouts, shrimps, chopped peanuts, eggs and lime juice. This dish is the national dish of Thailand and is listed at number 5 on CNN’s World’s 50 most delicious foods readers’ poll … Continue reading

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Oden

Oden


Oden is a Japanese winter soup dish which consists of several ingredients like daikon radish, boiled eggs, mixed fish cakes, different types of tofu and konnyaku served in a dashi flavoured stock. There are lot of ingredients to choose from like different fish cakes, vegetable and root crops but there are no strict rules what … Continue reading

Gado Gado

Gado Gado


Gado-gado is an Indonesian salad made out of boiled vegetables served with a peanut sauce dressing. This dish started as a hawker cart offering where fresh and boiled vegetables are served with sauce that are made in individually prepared to the likeness of the one consuming the salad. Now due to its popularity this is … Continue reading

Tokwa’t Baboy (Pork and Tofu)

Tokwa’t Baboy (Pork and Tofu)


Tokwa’t Baboy is a popular side dish / appetizer in the Philippines where the main ingredient are tofu and pork’s ears (Yes you read it right pork ears). Tofu as most of us know is made out of coagulated soy milk then pressed, a very popular ingredient in Chinese cuisines as well as other Southeast … Continue reading

Miso Soup

Miso Soup


Miso soup perhaps is the most popular Japanese dish as you can see this served on almost every Japanese restaurant, it is a soup that consists of miso paste and dashi along with other ingredients such as tofu, komboku and negi. Though you may see it already as a soup form there are different variations … Continue reading

Shabu Shabu

Shabu Shabu


Last day of the Raw Meat Week and this time lets go to Japan and have some Shabu-shabu. Shabu-shabu is a Japanese variation of hot pot; usually it is served with thinly sliced raw beef, tofu, Chinese cabbages, chrysanthemum leaves, nori, onions, carrots, shiitake mushrooms and enokitake mushrooms. The dish is simply prepared by submerging … Continue reading

Lo Han Chai (Buddha’s Delight)

Lo Han Chai (Buddha’s Delight)


Since it was Chinese New Year a couple of weeks ago and Lantern Festival this weekend lets celebrate that by posting Chinese dishes this week. First on the list is this wonderful vegetarian dish called Lo Han Chai which is commonly served during this period. Lo Han Chai, Luohan cai,Luohan zhai, lo han jai or … Continue reading

Taho

Taho


Taho is one of the most popular Philippine street foods, it is made out of fresh silken tofu, thick sugar syrup and sago pearls. Enjoyed as a tea time snack or a breakfast food item, this sweet tofu has a texture of very fine custard that everybody would easily love. Not sure though whether I … Continue reading

Stir Fried Bean Sprouts and Tofu (Guisadong Togue)

Stir Fried Bean Sprouts and Tofu (Guisadong Togue)


Sautéed Bean Sprouts and Tofu or Guisadong Togue (in Tagalog, “Guisado” means sautéed and “Togue” means bean sprouts.), is a vegetable dish that consists of bean sprouts, carrots, fried tofu and shrimps. A popular side dish in the Philippines and neighbouring countries such as Japan and Thailand where it is used to accompany dishes like … Continue reading

Agedashi Tofu

Agedashi Tofu


Agedashi tofu is a Japanese tofu dish which is made out of firm tofu that is lightly dusted with cornstarch then deep-fried until golden brown. It is then served in a hot broth made out of dashi, mirin and Japanese style soy sauce topped with spring onions and bonito flakes. Agedashi tofu is a very … Continue reading

Tofu and Mushroom Storganoff

Tofu and Mushroom Storganoff


A while ago I posted beef stroganoff, a classic recipe that is loved by many but now I am craving for some stroganoff but I am not in the mood for beef, a healthier variant would be a good choice so tofu and mushrooms will be in the ingredients, I will be using coconut cream … Continue reading

Mapo Tofu

Mapo Tofu


Mapo doufu or mapo tofu is a popular Sichuanese dish. It mainly consists of tofu and minced pork in a sauce flavoured by Sichuanese peppercorns. This dish may look so subtle in taste because of the silken tofu but don’t be deceived by its looks as this dish is one of the hottest dish that … Continue reading

Deep Fried Tofu in Chilli Sesame Sauce

Deep Fried Tofu in Chilli Sesame Sauce


I’ve been posting a lot of meat dishes lately so I guess this is a good time to post something without meat and something a vegetarian would enjoy, so let me present you this dish “Deep Fried Tofu in Chilli Sesame Sauce”.  This dish may be meat free but I can assure those meat lovers … Continue reading