Posts Tagged ‘tofu’

How Yuba doing?

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Although Yuba has been in use in China, Japan and Korea since the fifteenth century, it is one of those ingredients that is gaining popularity in Toronto and popping up more and more in  restaurants that serve a plant-based cuisine. And for good reason. Continue »



Tofu Scramble for Supper!

 

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Tofu-condensed soy curd pressed into blocks- has been around a long time; scholars believe that it was possibly accidentally discovered and developed around 2,000 years ago by a Chinese cook who mixed soy milk with nigari-seawater with the salt removed. The magnesium chloride that remains in the brine curdles the soy milk and it is then pressed into blocks, then pressed into service in a multitude of ways. Continue »



Summer Fresh!

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Here we are in the middle of February, in the season where nothing is growing outdoors, our root cellars are stodgy with potatoes and turnips and winter squash and summer seems both a long time ago and a long time away. So when a product comes along with the name “Summer Fresh” we take notice; there are two things we like about that name!

Recognizing a need to make fresh, gourmet salads available in supermarkets, Susan Niczowski started her business with her mother in 1991 in Woodbridge, Ontario and hasn’t looked back; by 2012 Summer Fresh Salads was raking in a hundred million a year and had become Canada’s leading brand of fresh prepared foods like hummus, dips and salads, and now has a library of over 2,000 products distributed all across North America. Continue »