June 26, 2008

Hiyayakko (cold tofu)

hiyayakko Hiyayakko is a simplest tofu dish.
If you want to enjoy the taste of tofu ,you should try it. and it's good for summer.
We usually wash tofu in water but lightly. Then put it into bowl with water and chill it in the refregirator in a few hours.
After that we drain off the water, and cut it to big dice, and serve on the plate.
Topping is variously. finely sliced green onion, shaved dry bonito, grated ginger, shiso leaves, sliced myoga, and so on.
In this photo, topping is sliced myoga and shiso leaves.
We usually put soysauce on top, and eat.

Tofu is an exellent health food. It is low in calorie, but rich in high quality protein.
Tofu is a food that digest absorption easily, because tofu is made of soy milk.

Hiyayakko is also popular dish in Izakaya(Japanese pub). It is also good for sake or beer.

5 comments:

Kris McCracken said...

Just a quick note to tell you that I am reading the blog (and yes, my mouth IS watering!)

nobu said...

Hello Kris.
You are first visitor of this blog.

Leica said...

Hello Nobu ^_^

We just had this for dinner last night! I wanted to see if anyone had hiyayakko recipes online, so I did google search and found your blog.

This is tasty and nutritious and so easy to make. Thank you for sharing this recipe with people who haven't heard of it. I will be visiting your blog again!

nobu said...

Hello leica, thanks for your comment.

Para i familiaku said...

I love this! It is called tofu steak at the local restaurants here......!! Sounds yummy!

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