Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Food Glossary: Tempe

Tempe is simply delicious and I am so happy to have made this discovery...I just hope I can get hold of it back in the UK!  Vegetarian – often used instead of tofu and is much nicer in my opinion.  Tempe is a traditional soybean product from Indonesia and is especially popular in Java.  It is a fantastic source of protein, and in fact has a higher protein and vitamin content than tofu due to the fermentation process and the beans remaining whole.  It can be used in a number of ways such as curry, steak, and stir-fried.



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