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Recipes/ Side Dish

Yudofu Simple Hot Tofu Recipe

11/05/2017 (Last Updated: 02/10/2019)

Learn how to cook Japanese hot tofu with this delicious yudofu recipe. Served with a subtle blend of organic tamari, dashi stock and sweet mirin, yudofu is a nourishing comforting hot tofu recipe that’s quick and easy to prepare, low in calories, and packed with nutritious flavour!

Pouring tamari onto boiled tofu (yudofu).

Why We Love This Recipe

If it’s cold outside, or you just need a bowl of something to warm you up from the inside out, Yudofu is for you! We love preparing this popular Japanese winter-time dish for a few awesome reasons:

  • It’s super simple to prepare (always yay!)
  • It’s low in calories/carbohydrates (which, we won’t lie, is always a good thing for food addicted bloggers…)
  • It’s full of healthy goodness! Tofu is literally packed with protein, vitamins and minerals.

Serve it beside fluffy rice, a simple shredded cabbage slaw, and a nourishing bowl of miso soup and you’ll be feeling happy and healthy in no time!

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Dinner/ Recipes/ Salad

Indonesian Gado Gado Salad with Spicy Peanut Sauce

22/03/2016 (Last Updated: 14/01/2020)

Take your taste buds on a Southeast Asian adventure with this crispy, crunchy, and oh-so-satisfying, Indonesian Gado Gado Salad with Spicy Peanut Sauce. It’s a deliciously cooling salad for a hot summer’s day, packed with healthy nutrients, protein and incredible spicy peanut flavour.

Indonesian Gado Gado Salad with Spicy Peanut Sauce - A tofu and veggie lover's delight. Found throughout Indonesia, this is an easy, homemade salad that is perfect for a main meal. |

It’s no big secret that I’ve had a *slight* obsession with Bahasa Indonesia since basically well, ever.

Poor Sarah has to listen to me gabble away all the time, nattering on about what this word in Indonesian means, or why that word is just so damn cool to say.

(10 points to anyone who can pronounce pengetahuan!)

Annnnnnd there I go again. Haha 😛


A few weeks ago when we were diving into Bali’s local Indonesian cuisine, being able to speak the language led to some incredible food experiences, some awesome conversations, and a few delicious local recipes.

Just like this recipe for Indonesian Gado Gado with Spicy Peanut Sauce.

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Dinner/ Lunch/ Recipes

Japanese Mapo Tofu Udon Bowls

26/01/2016 (Last Updated: 31/10/2019)

Imagine a world of sweet salty complexity, soft tofu and those moreish udon noodles. Hellllooooo Japanese Mapo Tofu Udon Bowls! Easy to make and ready to satisfy in minutes.

Japanese Mabo Tofu Udon Noodle Bowls - Imagine a world of salty perplexity, melt-in-your-mouth tofu and those moreish udon noodles. This is what dreams are made of, ready to satisfy in minutes. |

So this week we decided to get a lil’ creative in the kitchen and experiment with some of our favourite ingredients and flavours to see what we could come up with.

World, meet our brand new spicy noodle bowl creation, Japanese Mapo Tofu Udon Noodle Bowls!

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