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Tofu, a basic of the shopping cart

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What is it?

Tofu is a food that is increasingly used, especially in the diets of vegetarians and vegans. Its ingredients are soybeans, water seeds and a solidifier or coagulant.

It is made by coagulating soy milk and then pressing the quarter obtained in this process.

Origin

Although it is very fashionable nowadays, tofu is an ancient food of oriental origin, more specifically from China. A food with a long history in this country, it has been part of the Chinese monks’ diet since time immemorial.

Soy Bean curd tofu on white background Non-dairy alternative substitute for cheese

Properties

Tofu is a food with a low content of both fats and sugar and also has a high protein value. With these characteristics, it is merely its reputation as a healthy product, being part of diets to lose weight on many occasions.

In addition, despite the fact that in a smaller quantity, it contains the essential and non-essential essentials of food.

How to cook it

For all these characteristics discussed in the previous point, tofu is considered as a substitute for meat, ideal for vegan, vegetarian or affected people who want to reduce their consumption.

It is a food that has many applications in the kitchen, although its first natural impression can be disappointing due to its flavor or texture.

Knowing how to use it correctly, it is possible to make delicious dishes by serving it sautéed, fried, smoked, stirred, grilled, boiled, in salads, desserts … there are endless recipes!

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Ahimsa Products

In our catalog we can not miss this basic of the shopping cart, we have several references in it.

One of them is natural, to be able to cook according to the tastes of each one.

We also offer several complementary versions with ingredients to give it a touch of flavor: quinoa and carrot, seaweed and also nuts.

Another reference we have is Provencal-style sliced tofu, ideal for sandwiches. Dare to try them!