Japanese cold tofu (Hiyayakko)

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Hiyayakko with chopped chives, bonito flakes, grated ginger, and soy sauce, etc. (source: http://www.thekitchn.com/)

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Firm Tofu! It can be purchased at most local grocery stores: Safeway, T&;T, Saveonfoods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

silken-tofu

Silken Firm Tofu! Its sold at most grocery stores: No Frills, IGA, T&T, Safeway, etc 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients: 

(makes 2 servings)

  • 1 block of silken or firm tofu
  • 2-3 teaspoons of soy sauce
  • Traditional toppings include: chopped scallions, grated ginger, bonito flakes, shredded shiso leaves, chopped green onion, a little chili, crushed peanuts, toasted sesame oil and seeds, the possibilities are endless.

Instructions:

1. Drain the water from the tofu package

2. Cut the tofu block in half and half again to make little cubes.

3. Put each serving in a small bowl and drizzle with 1 to 1 ½ teaspoons of soy sauce, or to taste.

4. Pile on the toppings of your choice. Serve immediately while its still cold!

🙂 enjoy

 

Sources & Contributions: 

A Chen FIT  

thekitchn blog: http://www.thekitchn.com/hiyayakko-japanese-cold-tofu-150547

 

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