Asian Tofu: Discover the Best, Make Your Own, and Cook It at Home

Asian Tofu: Discover the Best, Make Your Own, and Cook It at Home

Andrea Nguyen


From glossy, silken tofu with gentle toppings to piping-hot fried satchels in a powerful sauce, tofu offers a flexible canvas for the complicated flavors and textures that Asian and vegetarian chefs have lengthy loved. the United States has embraced tofu as a fit, reasonable factor. And whereas it's been welcomed into subtle mainstream eating, tofu is frequently hidden in Western guises and in restricted functions. In her 3rd intrepid cookbook, celebrated foodstuff author and instructor ANDREA NGUYEN goals to raise this everyday staple to a brand new position of prominence on each desk.

Asian Tofu’s approximately a hundred recipes discover authentic,ancient fare and sleek twists that trap the culinary spirit of East, Southeast, and South Asia. There are stunning favorites from Japan, Korea, Thailand, Singapore, and India, in addition to scrumptious dishes from Taipei, San Francisco, Santa Monica, and ny. Andrea demystifies tofu and translates conventional Asian delicacies for chefs, sharing compelling own tales and dispatches from a few of the world’s most sensible tofu artisans alongside the way.

if you happen to are looking to take their abilities to the subsequent point, the tofu instructional sincerely outlines tofu-making method, encouraging readers to test with the unprecedented flavors of selfmade types. yet time-pressed chefs needn’t worry: whereas a number of recipes, resembling Silken Tofu and professional Soy Milk scorching Pot, are really top with do-it-yourself tofu, so much are marvelous with store-bought items. a few conventional dishes mix tofu with meat in exceptional partnerships, corresponding to highly spiced Tofu with pork and Sichuan Peppercorn and Tofu with Kimchi and red meat stomach, yet this assortment is predominantly vegetarian and vegan, together with the pristinely flavored Spiced Tofu and Coconut in Banana Leaf and colourful highly spiced Lemongrass Tofu Salad. And strategies reminiscent of Okara Doughnuts demonstrate tofu’s extra playful side.

For well-being- and eco-conscious eaters and residential cooks who're encouraged to make the adventure from bean to curd, Asian Tofu is the proper guide.

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