Tofu

Beef Tendons, Tofu and Mushrooms

Beef Tendons, Tofu and Mushrooms is a dish of simmered beef tendons and tofu in a sauce prepared with savoury sweet sauce infused with shiitake essence and dried shrimps. One of my favourite offal cuts are beef tendons, it’s those tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle...

Spicy Seafood Hotpot

Spicy Seafood Hotpot is a communal dish of mixed seafood, vegetables, mushrooms, tofu, and noodles cooked on a wide cooking vessel filled with spicy broth in a dining table with portable or built in stove tops. While dining is already a communal family event (most of the times) but there...

Claypot Tofu with Prawn

Claypot Tofu with Prawn is a Chinese vegetable dish that is made with egg tofu, mushrooms, vegetables, and prawns stir fried then simmered in a sizzling hot claypot just before serving. I got introduced to claypots when I used to work in Hong Kong while claypots or what we call...

Sizzling Tofu

Sizzling Tofu is a Filipino dish of twice cooked tofu, first by pan frying or deep frying then seasoned with oyster sauce and chillies, tossed in mayonnaise before it is served on a sizzling hot plate with freshly chopped onions. Another tofu dish but don’t worry, the tofu recipes I...

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae 1

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae us a Korean stew of pork belly, tofu and vegetables cooked in an anchovy-based broth seasoned with gochujang. We discovered this dish recently when we dined in at a Korean restaurant here in Auckland called Obar and ordered it. While we had made some beef...

How to Perfectly Deep Fry Tofu 1

How to Perfectly Deep Fry Tofu

Perfectly Deep-Frying Tofu can be a bit tricky, it can turn out really dry, not crispy or very oily when the oil creeps inside that soft insides. That is why today we will be sharing some tips on how to perfectly deep fry tofu so every time you pull it...

Fried Egg Tofu and Eggplants 1

Fried Egg Tofu and Eggplants

Fried Egg Tofu and Eggplants is a dish prepared with crispy-fried egg tofu, minced pork, soft eggplants served in a savoury stir fry sauce When I used to live in Malaysia, Egg Tofu was one of my favourite ingredients specially on saucy dishes, but when I moved to New Zealand,...

Crispy Salt and Pepper Tofu 1

Crispy Salt and Pepper Tofu

Crispy Salt and Pepper Tofu is a Chinese dish of lightly battered soft tofu that is deep fried until golden brown, seasoned with salt, chillies and pepper. I tried so many tofu dishes and it just keeps getting better and better, I thought I found the best ones before, but...

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Lechon con Tokwa

Lechon con Tokwa is a classic dish from Boy Ching Woo Chinese Restaurant prepared with a mix of lechon kawali and fried tofu served over a sweet and savoury sauce. If you lived near Caloocan in Metro Manila most probably you would have heard of the one of the oldest...

Steamed Tofu with Ground Pork 1

Steamed Tofu with Ground Pork

Steamed Tofu with Ground Pork is a Chinese dish of steamed silken tofu topped with savoury minced meat sauce seasoned with soy sauce and oyster sauce. Ahhhh Tofu, everyone I know hates this, I don’t know why? Possibly they haven’t tried a good recipe yet or is it the texture?...