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Monday, February 20, 2012

Red Fermented Bean Curd/Lam Yee Char Siew



Everytime i cook with red fermented bean curd/lam yee, i was asked, what is it? First we must know what the original Fermented bean curd also called sufu, fermented tofu, tofu cheese, or preserved tofu/cantonese fu yee/腐乳 is?. It is a form of processed, preserved tofu, the ingredients typically are soybeans, salt, rice wine and sesame oil or vinegar. Red fermented bean curd/南乳(Cantonese - Lam Yee)(Chinese 紅腐乳/南乳 pinyin hongfuru/nanru), is fermented bean curd incorporated with red yeast rice for a deep-red color. Now that we know what they are and what ingredients are used to make these 2 types of fermented bean curd, do you know that these humble cubes can impart distinctively thickened flavor and aroma to any dish cooked with them?..........

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2 comments:

Mary said...

This sounds very interesting Lily. I hope all is well. Blessings...Mary

lilyng said...

mary

blessings to you too and i hope you are well.

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