If you’ve always wondered how tofu was made, then check out this interesting “How it’s Made” segment. Watch after the jump.
Tofu (Japanese Romaji), also called doufu (Chinese Pinyin) (often in Chinese recipes) or bean curd (literal translation), is a food of Chinese origin, made by coagulating soy milk, and then pressing the resulting curds into blocks. The making of tofu from soy milk is similar to the technique of making cheese from milk. Wheat gluten, or seitan, in its steamed and fried forms, is often mistakenly called “tofu” in Asian or vegetarian dishes