The beauty of the tofu is that you can make it taste absolutely the way you like and want it. Cook it with vegetables, add in a stew, make a smooth sauce, a dip like mayonnaise, fry into chicken nuggets, make fabulous desserts. Bake or grill it like a steak, decorate with little canapes, smoke it in cubes or blocks or drink it like milk, make a pudding of any flavour etc. etc. etc.
The main reason is tofu itself has no strong or real flavour it alike a chameleon adopts the essence of the ingredients and spices that you add to the recipes you make. Virtually thousands of way to prepare the tofu.
Here is an Elementary crunchy tofu starter with Lemon Vinegar Soya sauce
There are thousands of ways to prepare tofu. It’s such a versatile ingredient for cooking and incredibly nutritious that, its commonly used in so many far eastern countries such as Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore. Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Hongkong
Slice a block of tofu into even-sized rectangular of pieces and sautee on both sides until crunchy consistency.
Immediately place the tofu as it´s still hot into the sauce. Allow to soak up the sauce for five to ten second and remove from sauce and place on a plate.
Garnish with any herb you fancy, coriander, parsley basil etc. and there you are—a quick and straightforward starter.
For the sauce add 3 tbsp of soya sauce, 3 tbsp of apple cider vinegar, 3 tbsp of lemon juice, and a 3 tbsp of maple or rice syrup. Mix well and set aside for the tofu. Add some chilli if you like it hot. Whatever sauce is leftover add it to other sweet-sour vegetable mix or store it in a bottle for future use? ENJOY