Flavours Of Kindness
ISSUE 3, July 2023
Teriyaki Tofu Delight
A Taste of Japan in Every Bite
FLAVOUR, Issue 3
Indulge in a culinary journey that combines the best of taste and tradition with our delectable recipe for Japanese Teriyaki Tofu. This dish encapsulates the essence of Japanese cuisine, merging the natural goodness of tofu with the rich flavours of teriyaki sauce. The tender silkiness of tofu, paired with an array of vibrant vegetables, is brought to life through the harmonious marriage of balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, and a touch of magic. Join us on this gastronomic adventure as we guide you through creating a dish that embodies both simplicity and sophistication in a single bite.
- 100g Silk Tofu (Diced)
- ½ Abuergine (Diced)
- ½ Red Pepper
- 1 Baby Marrow (Diced)
- Salt & Pepper
- 4 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
- 2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
- 2 Teaspoons Maiyzina
- ½ cup of Water
- 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
Step 1. Begin by cooking the sushi rice as per the instructions on the packaging.
Step 2. In a pan, gently heat the olive oil.
Step 3. Add the diced aubergine, red peppers, and baby marrow, then stir-fry while seasoning with a pinch of salt and pepper.
Step 4. Incorporate the diced silk tofu into the pan and continue stir-frying.
Step 5. Pour in the balsamic vinegar and soy sauce, and stir-fry to combine the flavours.
Step 6. In a separate bowl, mix Maiyzina with water, then gradually add this mixture to the pan.
Step 7. Stir the sauce until it thickens and gains a shiny texture.
Step 8. Serve your delectable teriyaki tofu creation with sushi rice or mashed potatoes.
Step 9. Itadakimasu (bon appetit in Japanese)
This National Women’s Month, we honour the strength and grace of South African women with a thoughtfully curated tea collection designed to nurture your well-being.
- For BEAUTY: Unveil Your Beauty: Indulge in the rejuvenating powers of our Blue Horizon Green Tea. Packed with antioxidants, this blend supports your radiant glow while countering the effects of aging.
- For WARMTH: Embrace Tranquility: Find solace in the delicate embrace of our Rose Congou Black Tea. Let its soothing essence wash over you, calming your senses and inviting serenity into your daily routine.
- For HEALING: Healing From Within: Harness the natural healing properties of Hibiscus Petals. Known for alleviating bladder discomfort, this infusion is a gentle and holistic approach to your wellness journey.
- For RELAXATION: Restful Nights Await: Experience the restorative magic of our Snow Mountain Chrysanthemum Flower Tea. Drift into peaceful slumber as it lulls you into a state of relaxation, ensuring you wake up rejuvenated.
- For DETOX: Detox and Revitalize: Embrace the cleansing power of Pu’erh Tea. Kickstart your journey to weight maintenance and renewed vitality with this age-old remedy for detoxification.
National Women’s Month Selection
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