Japanese Food 100 – #60 Koyadofu

Koyadofu, Japanese food

Koyadofu is freeze dried bean curd, used as Preservative food which lasts for about 6 months. The texture is just like harden sponge.

How to cook Koyadofu is simmered in flavored broth with soy sauce, sugar sweet sake and dashi broth.
Cooked Koyadofu is often one of the ingredients of Maki Sushi, roll sushi, and Chirashizushi.

It is said that it has been eaten by Japanese since 17th century.