All about TOFU: what is it, types, varieties, how to cook it, and soy-free tofu alternatives

Tofu is a staple of Asian cuisines, and it’s used in all sorts of vegetarian and vegan dishes. But most see it as bland and boring.
Tofu is so much more than that. It is incredibly versatile, can be used in savoury or sweet dishes, it comes in a variety of textures and flavours. And it can even be made at home in a few minutes.


Fair trade has become one of those ‘good’ words associated to food, much like organic or local. But, just like those, most of us don’t really understand what fair trade really means. It is usually seen as a beneficial thing, even something we should prioritise when shopping, but what is it exactly? And, should we buy fair trade?