What is Tofu?

Soy bean curd, producing in various degrees of firmness. Used in stir fry, soups, and other Asian cuisine. Tofu (also called bean curd in English and dòufu in Mandarin Chinese) is a food made by coagulating soy milk with calcium sulfate (gypsum), nigari (a sea-salt derived compound rich in magnesium chloride), or other agents (homemade tofu is...

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Staples of Asian cuisine such as ginger, daikon, rice vinegar, and spicy chile sauces like Sriracha add bright, fresh flavors without lots of fuss.

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Sriracha has good heat but also has flavor - its mild sweetness comes from sun-ripened chili peppers as well as sugar and garlic.

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