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Mapo Tofu, take 2

The last time I cooked mapo tofu, I used tausi, or salted black beans. It was great although I found the cooked dish a tad too "strong". I wanted it more mellow, the saltiness … [Read more...]

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Another beef and tofu stirfry

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Beef con Tokwa is not a saucy dish. In fact, it is almost dry. The one cup or so of sauce that is poured into it is just enough to coat the sliced beef and the tofu cubes. And … [Read more...]