Tag Archives: tofu

Stir-Fried Asparagus and Tofu; Or, How to Get Asparagus to Punch You in the Face

Asparagus!  It’s asparagus season! Are you sick of it yet?  Let me help. It’s perfectly fine to treat asparagus like a delicate flower, seasoning with just a splash of olive oil and lemon juice and maybe some herbs – but just a skosh.  It’s lovely.  I do it often. But man, asparagus can stand up […]

Five Minute Photo Shoot: Tofu, Soba, Shiitake, and Celery. I Think.

This was originally intended to be a proper post, with a recipe and errything. But turns out I don’t remember what the hell I put in this dish.  It’s clear there’s tofu, shiitake mushrooms, celery, and soba noodles.  Kinda looks like cabbage too.  Probably sesame oil and fish sauce.  Other than that, I haven’t a […]

Five Minute Photo Shoot: Tofu, Shiitake, and Spinach Soup with Soba Noodles

For a recent dinner: an ersatz pho, mostly following this recipe, using a boatload of shiitake, some soy-marinated tofu, spinach, and soba noodles on the bottom of the bowl.  Avocado garnish because avocado is mandatory. I used some broiler-charred onions to make the stock, which was a lovely touch.