Cooking with Japanese Green Tea Matcha - utilizing European ingredients -

Hello everyone! This blog is a collection of recipes with Japanese Green tea Matcha. It is not easy to cook Matcha in Europe because it is difficult to find fresh Matcha powder at reasonable price and it is not easy to find recipes using material which you can find easily in Europe. We are trying to introduce easy recipes with Matcha utilizing European ingredients and recommendable Matcha powder. Enjoy a lot our Green Tea recipes! 【COPYRIGHT】All recipes and photographs are copyrighted and may not published elsewhere without permission.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

TOFU x MATCHA

TOFU 豆腐 has become popular in Europe. TOFU is highly nutritious, protein-rich food and therefore it is often used among vegetarians as an excellent red meat alternative. Off-white in color, it is usually sold in rectangular blocks. TOFU is also a natural antioxidant and an excellent source of calcium.  

MATCHA 抹茶 is also high in vitamins and catechins. MATCHA is a natural source of antioxidants which makes it an indispensable food in any healthy diet. Therefore, the combination of TOFU and MATCHA is perfect.  
















TOFU PUDDING WITH MATCHA SAUCE

TOFU for dessert? Yes, you can have TOFU for sweets, too! Just another way to incorporate this multi-purpose healthy ingredient. And, the combination of TOFU and MATCHA is perfect. If you have 1 piece of TOFU and some MATCHA, we recommend you to challenge this recipe! If you like TOFU's flavor, you will love it! 

Ingredients for 4 people:

For Tofu Pudding
TOFU (Important:  must be " TOFU KINU") 1 piece (390g)
20g or 30g sugar (as you like)
Gelatin powder: 10gram
Milk (or soy milk): 500 ml (1 / 2 liter)


For Matcha Sauce
Matcha powder: 10g
Water: 60ml
Powdered sugar: 10g
Condensed milk: 10g

Preparation:

Tofu Pudding
1. Put the TOFU in a heat resistant bowl and heat 3 minutes (550W) in the microwave. Remove water in the strainer.
2. Mash the TOFU in the blender.
3. Put 400ml of milk in saucepan and heat until boiling. Remove from heat.
4. In a bowl, put 10g of gelatine powder and 100ml of cold milk and mix well.
5. Put 4. into 3. and mix well.
6. Put everything (2. and 5.) in a blender and mix again.
7. Put the mixture into the glasses or molds you want. Cool for 15 minutes at room temperature.
8. Let them rest for 3 hours in refrigerator.

Matcha Sauce
1. In a bowl put Matcha powder and water. Dissolve well with spoon or mini blender.
2. Add sugar and condensed milk. Mix well.
3. Put this sauce above TOFU pudding.  It is ready to eat! 



2 comments:

  1. Do you think it would turn out alright if I just have 290g of sliken tofu? ��

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  2. Hi, sorry for our late answer!!
    Yes, silken tofu = kinu tofu. It is right!!
    Best regards.

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