Connie of Smockity Frocks and I have decided to do a link-up. Every Tuesday we will have a demonstration, either with videos or with pictures (mine will probably be pictures for a while.) We will be doing this every Tuesday. So in a way you get two for the price of one!
I’ve been making tofu off and on for over a year, so I think I’m an expert by now. Well, not really. There are still a couple of things I can’t figure out. I’ll mention them below. But in any case, for those who might be interested in what goes into making tofu, here it goes.
I never use the amount of beans they say to use. They say to use 1/2 cup of beans for one batch (using about 6 cups of water). This makes the milk too week. I use 3/4 cup of beans and it makes them just fine.
Sorry I didn’t get a picture of the next step, but it’s pretty self explanatory. I pour the coagulant into the milk while stirring it. While it sets, I set up my press. I don’t like this press, but it’s all I’ve got. I want a tall one that will take all the mixture into it at once, so I don’t have to strain out so much liquid. You’ll see what I mean. Anyway, the press: