Tofu

The ancient Chinese understood food in relation to the Taoist philosophy of yin and yang — the principles that form the backbone of traditional Chinese medicine. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Yin-Yang of Foods

In an earlier article on food for health and wellness, you learned about the Japanese dish yuki nabe, or “snow” hot pot, made with daikon and tofu. This article is about why a dish of fish and burdock root, known…

Spicy tofu dish. (Image: Pixabay  / CC0)

Chinese Home-Style Hot and Spicy Tofu

Tofu is a favorite ingredient in Chinese recipes. The hot and spicy home-style sauce is typical of Sichuan cuisine, and is made by combining bean paste with chili, salt, and other sauce ingredients, which forms the staple of many people’s…

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The Yin-Yang of Foods

In an earlier article on food for health and wellness, you learned about the Japanese dish yuki nabe, or “snow” hot pot, made with daikon and tofu. This article is…

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Chinese Home-Style Hot and Spicy Tofu

Tofu is a favorite ingredient in Chinese recipes. The hot and spicy home-style sauce is typical of Sichuan cuisine, and is made by combining bean paste with chili, salt, and…

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Korean-Style Grandma Tofu Recipe

This is a super simple and tasty grandma (麻 婆 mápó) tofu recipe brought to you by Wengie, and as she mentions, remember to eat it with a smile—it will taste better.

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Beware of Stinky Tofu… From China

We humans have a natural aversion to very smelly food, but some cultures over the long journey of civilization have managed to break free from this bodily instinct of gagging when trying to…