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Tofu
 

Pictured above; A slice of Tofu

 
 
 
 

Tofu also called BEAN CURD, Tofu is an ancient Chinese and Japanese product, tofu is made from dried soybeans that are soaked in water, crushed, and boiled.

Tofu is protein-rich and also low in fat and cholesterol. It is sold packaged in water, vacuum-packed, and in bulk, and used in a wide variety of dishes, including sir-frys, salads, and soups.

Tofu is an important part of the cuisines of China, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia. it is believed to date from the Han Dynasty (206 BC-ad 220).

Tofu may be grilled, deep-fried, simmered, stir-fried, steamed, or eaten fresh. In China fermented bean curd is popular. Chinese tofu has a somewhat firmer texture and more pronounced taste than that favoured in Japan

 
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