In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1tofu masculinequeso de soya masculine Latin Americaqueso de soja masculine Spain
- First to arrive is the Spicy Peppercorn Tofu, an enormous vat of cubed bean curd served stew-style with thin-sliced pork, green pepper, peas, and mushroom that could probably feed four people all on its own.
- The woman, who had assumed that I wouldn't understand her, looked as though she had found a fly in her bean curd.
- There are two reasons to press tofu: to remove water and to compact the bean curd.
- This bean curd dish, poetically named ‘Spring shines on the Su Bank’ is invariably flavoured with tea at Tian Tian Wang.
- Legumes, pulses, bean curd (soya paneer), rice, cereals and potatoes contribute to vegetarians' low body fat.
- Tofu - or bean curd - long a staple in the Asian diet, has become mainstream in the West.
- But the slender bean curd can so easily be boiled into a pulp and spoiled.
- We laugh at exercise fanatics and throw incredulous glances in the direction of those who opt for bean curd over black pudding.
- But fresh bean curd, or tofu, is not included as it is white and unlucky for New Year, as the color signifies death and misfortune.
- This simple dish can be enhanced with a little shrimp paste and a few small prawns, or with roast duck and fermented bean curd.
- From beef to bean curd, from tofu to toadstools and anything in-between.
- Stewed shark's fin in supreme soup, boiled bean curd with shrimps and sauteed sliced of eel in chilli sauce are a few examples of the popular local cuisine.
- Ming's home special bean curd consisted of soft squares of tofu.
- May whoever invented the white cardboard carry-out container spend eternity waist-deep in bean curd.
- Top the mushrooms with a few cilantro leaves and fold the long sides of the bean curd sheet over to enclose the filling.
- Braised bean curd soup with chicken, ham, beans and crab roe is offered before the hot dishes.
- It is made of bread, pine nuts and strong-smelling preserved tofu, or bean curd.
- I eventually settled for a bean curd skin and soba soup at a little Japanese place, which was ok except for the fact that I had meant to ask for Udon.
- Fried bean curd tastes better when you're away from home.
- The vegi sushi featured rice and seaweed topped with asparagus, cucumber, soya bean curd and omelette.
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