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Is miso a type of tofu?

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Answered 2011-03-01 19:31:02

no it is not. Miso is a veggi from the miso plant and tofu is soy bean paste made in to cube form. You may think that miso is from tofu because almost all miso soups are made with miso and tofu

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Miso soup is a Japanese soup that is served with nearly every meal in Japan. There are different varieties of miso soup depending on what kind of miso you use and what ingredients you mix it with. Miso soup is made from miso paste (itself made from fermented soy beans), dashi (Japanese fish stock) as well as assorted vegetables and tofu products. There are soups that use pork or chicken with miso but strictly speaking they would not be called miso soup.

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Here is a recipe for Miso soup - INGREDIENTS 1 dessert spoon of dashi granules (these are a mixture of fish flakes and seaweed), 1 litre of water, 3 tablespoons of miso paste, 1 carton of tofu and 2 finely diced spring onions. Combine the water in a pan with the dashi over a medium heat and bring to the boil, reduce heat and stir in the miso paste and then add the tofu while simmering, finely chop the spring onions and add them, cook for 3 more minutes before serving.

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Is tofu healthy?

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