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tofu

A low-fat, high-protein, cheese-like food product made from coagulated soy milk, which has been used as a low-fat meat surrogate.

tofu

A cheese-like soy product used as a low-fat meat surrogate. See Soy.

tofu

(tō-foo′)
Soybean curd. It is a dietary source of proteins, isoflavones, and phytoestrogens.
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Add the bean curd, stir carefully and add the chilli oil, salt and sugar and mix for 30 seconds.
1 package (11 ounces) bean curd (the brand Simmons used was labeled "savory baked tofu")
The small triangles of bean curd were fairly bland under a gluey brown sauce.
Try deep-fried garlic chicken with chilli, or Tahu Telor - a bean curd omelette in gravy.
Each recipe is accompanied by Ken's personal memories and he describes his favourite childhood meals such as silky bean curd soup, black bean chicken wings and rice with Chinese sausage.
The general trend was to provide snacks that were cheap and nourishing and included ingredients such as bean curd, batter etc.
Its description on the menu was deep fried bean curd in a spicy sauce, which doesn''t do justice to the flavour and texture that isn''t normally synonymous with the usually tasteless vegetarian side dish.
Vegetarians are represented, with 13 Cantonese dishes featuring bean curd, mushrooms and vegetables in a variety of styles.
They are medical device manufacturer KDL at Gateshead's International Business Centre and the Oriental Dragon Company, making bean curd for the catering industry in Blaydon.
The bean curd market is therefore more significant to the Chinese food market than it is yet in the West.
Nicholson took his own shot at describing tofu, calling it "fermented bean curd.