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, Mapo Tofu, etc
Medium to Medium-Firm: Hot pot.
Firm: Stir-fried dishes.
What To Do with Leftover Tofu
If you don’t use an entire block of tofu, place the leftover tofu in an airtight container, soak in cold water, and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Exchange the water every day.
Recipes Using Tofu