It is sometimes a hard world for vegans when it comes to find new ideas and recipes, even you love tofu!
Here is a simple way to prepare and enjoy tofu as it was a big piece of cheese!
Vegan Smoked Tofu!
INGREDIENTS: for ? People
-Tofu: a large piece 300~400g or more
-Miso of your liking, as much as you wish
-Soy sauce, not too much (beware the salt)
-Sake or mirin, a little just for the taste
-Spices, if you wish!
-As the tofu shouldn’t be too soft, choose “momendofu”, or slightly solid.
-Place the tofu on a clean cloth.
-Top it with a clean plate or board.
-Put a heavy weight on top.
-Leave it like this for half a day. The tofu will reduce to half.
-Smear the whole tofu on every face with plenty of a mixture of miso, soy sauce and other ingredients of your choice. The more, the better.
-Wrap it carefully in cellophane paper and leave it in the fridge overnight.
-Take it out of the fridge and take off the cellophane paper.
-Let it dry for 2 hours at room temperature over a piece of kitchen paper.
-Smoke inside a Chinese smoking set for 1 hour.
-Very practical for smoking small quantities!
-Here you are! Enjoy!