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Tofu

March 22, 2006

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What it is: Tofu -- or bean curd -- is a pale, spongy or silky substance made from soybeans. The beans are first squeezed to extract a milky liquid; then a curdling agent is added and the resulting curd is pressed. Similarities to cheese making are many. First made in China centuries ago, tofu has been adopted by many neighboring ... (Full article: 324 words)

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