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Courtesy of the Asian grocers of Canberra... [Jan. 3rd, 2008|10:07 pm]
The Art of Tofuism
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We're back in Australia now, and we're loving the fact that you can just stroll into an Asian grocer's - or the local supermarket for that matter - and stock up on fresh tofu. No dodgy buckets of tofu sitting in the sun here!

And so we've been getting into some serious Tofuism this week. Last night it was fried noodles, veggies, and big juicy tofu puffs.

Tofu puff for dinner.

Dinner tonight was stir-fried tofu, cashews, and veggies with rice.

Mmm... Cashews...

There's an obscene amount of tofu in the fridge, so expect more photos from either the missus or I very very soon.

[User Picture]From: chanphenglew
2008-01-03 12:51 pm (UTC)
It's not just the tofu - but what you do with the tofu - that makes the difference. Looks delicious. Almost as good looking as the tofu I made for dinner.
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From: damiandoyle
2008-01-03 07:56 pm (UTC)
Almost as good? You're too kind. *blush*

And you're right, althought most times it's what Vasco does with the tofu. She's a legend in the kitchen. I'm the apprentice at this point.
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From: obscenity
2008-01-10 12:22 am (UTC)
Can I get the recipe for those two?! They look awesome. :)
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From: damiandoyle
2008-01-11 03:47 am (UTC)
Hmm. Well it was Vasco (my partner) who did the cooking, and she never uses a recipe as such. But here's something to start with:

Tofu Puff - The tofu is sliced and soaked in hot water. The egg noodles are drained off in cold water so they are no longer slippery. Then you stir-fry veggies, add noodles, add drained tofu puffs, then sauces (say oyster and soy, or whatever).

Fresh firm tofu - This is the tofu that comes in small blocks or squares and is packed with water. Drain it, slice it into smaller blocks, season with salt, and set aside for a few minutes, then fry in a little oil. Turn so all sides are golden and a little crispy. Take it out of the pan. Dry fry the nuts quickly and take them off. Then do your veggies, add nuts, add tofu, add sauces, and there you go. We had this with boiled rice.
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[User Picture]From: veggiecook
2009-10-13 10:07 am (UTC)

It looks delicious!

The pictures of the fried bean curd dishes look mouse watering. It would be better if you can share the specific recipes with us. Thanks.
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