Tofu, also known as bean curd, is a vegetarian food item. Tofu is prepared from soy milk, coagulation the soy milk, then filtered and pressed to make tofu. Tofu is a similar-looking cheese, but has a different taste, tofu is used to make a variety of dishes. Tofu has a very spongy texture, so it absorbs the flavor of the spices used in the dish and makes the dish very tasty. It is vegetarian as produced by soy milk but is often considered as an alternative to meat. Tofu is as rich in protein as cheese but has fewer calories which is good. Tofu is also a good source of iron, it also contains calcium and magnesium but the amount is depends on the coagulant (calcium sulfate, calcium chloride or magnesium sulfate) used to make tofu. By following this tofu video recipe, you can easily make tofu at home and use that fresh tofu to make many delicious tofu dishes.