Spring Challenge Day 12- Tofu “Egg” Salad

Tofu “Egg” Salad 1 Pound firm or extra-firm tofu 1/2 Cup Tofu mayonnaise 1/4 Cup tahini 1/4 Cup minced red onion 1/4 Cup minced dill pickles 1 Tablespoon umeboshi vinegar 1 Tablespoon organic dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon shoyu 1/2 Teaspoon mirin 1/2 Teaspoon tumeric 1/8Teaspoon black pepper (optional) Boil the tofu for 5 minutes to […]

Spring Challenge day 11- Christina’s Chickenless Chicken Salad

Christina’s Chickenless Chicken Salad 1 Pound extra-firm tofu Shoyu Spring water 3 Celery stalks, diced 1 Small red onion, diced 1 Red bell pepper, roasted over an open flame, peeled, seeded and diced 1 Teaspoon each basil, sage, rosemary, oregano 2 Teaspoons paprika 1-1 1/2 Cup Tofu Mayo Preheat oven to 400o. Lightly oil a […]

Whole Foods Supper Club – TOFU!

AN INTERACTIVE COOKING CLASS SERIES WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER, FALL This month it’s all about TOFU!  Thursday September 15th at 6:30 p.m Tasty whole foods supper club. Fun, interactive cooking classes. After all the washing,sorting, chopping, slicing, sauteing, flipping and frying you get to sit down and enjoy our creations. With humor and guidance we will […]

Spring Challenge Day 25-Asian Tofu Salad With Roasted Peanuts

Asian Tofu Salad with Roasted Peanuts About 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 2 Cloves fresh garlic, thinly sliced 3-4 Shallots, halved, thinly sliced into half moon pieces 5-6 Thin slices fresh ginger, finely minced Grated zest of 1 lemon Soy sauce 1 Red bell pepper, roasted over an open flame, peeled, seeded, diced 1 Carrot, […]

Spring Challenge Day 8- Noodles and Broth With Fried Tofu And Scallions

HAPPY MOTHERS DAY! Noodles And Broth With Fried Tofu And Scallions   2 Small leeks, split lengthwise, rinsed well, thinly sliced 1 Carrot, cut into fine matchstick pieces 1/2 Cup fine matchstick pieces of fresh diakon 4 to 5 dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked until tender and thinly sliced 4 Cups spring or filtered water 3 […]

Spring Challenge Day 21-Yudofu

Yudofu-by Aveline kushi 2 Cups spring or filtered water 1 Strip kombu 2 Shiitake mushrooms 1 Pound fresh firm tofu, sliced into 1-inch thick slices 1 Bunch watercress, washed Tamari soy sauce Sliced lemon Gingeroot juice Finely chopped scallions for garnish Place water, kombu and mushrooms in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce […]

Spring Challenge Day 14-Tofu Croquettes

Tofu Croquettes -by Aveline Kushi 16 oz hard tofu 1/4 Cup carrots cut into matchsticks 1/4 Cup arame Spring or filtered water 4-5 Almonds Kuzu or arrowroot flour, if needed Dark sesame oil Sliced scallions for garnish Squeeze out the water from the tofu and mash the tofu in a suribachi. Boil sliced carrots and […]

Day 1- Steak Tartare

(April fools) Summer Style Fried Rice, by Aveline Kushi 1-2 Tbsp Dark sesame oil 1 Cup crumbled tofu 1/2 Cup diced onion 1 Tbsp chopped scallion roots 1 Cup fresh corn kernels (scraped from 1 medium sized ear of corn) 2 Cups cooked brown rice 1-2 Tbsp tamari soy sauce or sea salt 1/2 Cup […]


What a busy summer! Here we are back in New Haven and it’s fall again. My family and I traveled home to beautiful Prince Edward Island for the summer.I had so much fun catching up with friends and spending time with family. I also had the pleasure of working at my mother’sflower farm , at the […]

Packing,driving,moving in….too busy to cook!

We are slowly settling in for the summer back on beautiful Prince Edward Island.  We have been so busy that for the past couple of days I’ve only managed to make one-pot meals, like soups and rice dishes. Check out this great recipe from Aveline Kushi and Wendy Esko, we love it! Brown Rice with […]