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Homemade Tofu

This great recipe should be used in the En Japanese Brasserie recipes for Cold Tofu and Warm Tofu.

  • servings: 12

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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Place soy milk into a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat until milk reaches 135 degrees on an instant-read thermometer.

  2. Step 2

    Remove soy milk from heat and pour into a 7-by-7-by-7-inch container. Add nigari and stir to combine. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand for 15 minutes before using.

Source
The Martha Stewart Show, April Spring 2008

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Reviews (8)

  • ShannonAnder 17 Aug, 2008

    I made this recipe and it didn't turn out. The homemade soymilk didn't thicken when I added the nigari and it tasted very bitter. Has anyone had any luck with this recipe?

  • ShannonAnder 8 Aug, 2008

    I bought my nigari from healthclassics.com and it took them over a month to send it to me and I had to make several calls and emails to get a response from them. I recommend buying nigari from another online source.

  • kimlin 25 Apr, 2008

    Thanks, Schoolgirl! I was wondering where to get it.

    I once tried a recipe where the soymilk was curdled with vinegar, and it didn't work. I must try this!

    Martha, your vegan fans thank you!

  • Schoolgirl 25 Apr, 2008

    you can find nigari at www.healthclassics.com. i found this website by googling the word Nigari.

  • nanopia 23 Apr, 2008

    Vegetarians and vegans are very thankful!

  • keramel 23 Apr, 2008

    Beautiful presentation on the show today. Thank you for the demonstration. I am vegan and love it when you feature veg recipes! :)

  • Francaise 23 Apr, 2008

    Where can one fund Nigari ?
    Looking to read you, soon.
    Martine

  • jinganlin 23 Apr, 2008

    What if I use store-bought soy milk?