Tofu (豆腐) or bean curd is a food made by coagulating soy milk and then passing the resulting curds into soft white blocks. There are many different varieties of tofu. Tofu has a subtle flavor and can be used in savory and sweet dishes. There are silken (soft), medium, medium-firm, and firm tofu.
Silken/soft: Miso soup, Cold Tofu (recipe below), Mapo Tofu, etc
Medium to Medium-Firm: Hot pot.
Firm: Stir fried dishes.