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Soy Wonder soymilk maker
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Soy Wonder is versatile! Not only can you make fresh soymilk, but also use it to make great tasting fresh rice / almond / oat milk.
What's more, you can use the hot soymilk to make fresh tofu : how to prepare tofu
Okara is the fibrous pulp that is leftover when making soymilk. It has a nutty flavor and can be used e.g. in breads and baked goods.
Below you will find:
soymilk recipes | tofu recipes | okara recipes
Banana Oat Pancakes
serves: 12 pancakes
ingredients:1/2 cup rolled oats, 1/2 cup unbleached flour, 1/4 cup soy flour,1 tablespoon baking powder, 1 1/2 cups plain soymilk, 2 bananas, thinly sliced
In a large bowl, combine the rolled oats, unbleached flour, soy flour, and baking powder. Add the soymilk, and blend with a few swift strokes. Fold in the banana slices. Pour 1/4 cup of the batter onto a hot nonstick griddle or pan. Cook for about 2 minutes or until bubbles appear on the surface. Flip the pancake and cook for another minute or until heated through.
ingredients:6 cups muesli,2 tbs flour,soymilk, egg replacer (equivalent of 4 eggs),1 apple, grated, 3 bananas, sliced, 1/2 cup raisins, oil for frying
Place muesli, flour, apple, bananas, raisins and egg replacer in a deep bowl. Mix well. Add soymilk to make mushy mixture. Allow to stand for 10 minutes. Mix well and add more soymilk, so that the mixture is not dry but not too wet. Heat oil in pan. Scoop spoonfuls into pan. Each spoonful should make one 3 inch pancake. (If mixture is too runny, add a little more muesli to get the right consistency). Fry until golden brown, then turn and brown the other side. Serve topped with soy yogourt and your favourite syrup drizzled on top.
Purple power Shake
ingredients:1 cup vanilla soymilk, 1 cup firm tofu (about 6 oz.), 3/4 cup fresh or frozen, unthawed blueberries 1 tsp almond extract, 2 scoops soy protein powder (1 scoop is about 3 Tbs)
Place all ingredients in blender and mix on high until thoroughly blended and mixture is smooth and creamy. Serve immediately or refrigerate.
ingredients:3 small ripe bananas, peeled and mashed,1 cup soymilk, 2 Tablespoons oil , 4 1/4 cups unbleached white flour ,1 Tablespoon baking powder
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Mix the mashed bananas, soymilk, and oil together in a large bowl.Add the flour and baking powder and stir well. Place dough on a floured surface and knead for 3 minutes.Using a rolling pin, roll dough to a 1/2-inch thickness. Cut into 2-inch-wide circles using a cutter or tin can.Place biscuits on a lightly oiled cookie sheet, bake 20 minutes or until browned.Serve warm.
Soymilk SmoothAdd soymilk (1 quart) and 1 banana into a blender and mix until smooth. Also try other fruits or berries : raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, peaches, apricots ... and add sugar, chocolate syrup to your liking.
ingredients:2 cups whole wheat flour, 3/4 cup raisins,1 tsp cinnamon,1/2 tsp baking soda ,1 cup soymilk,1/3 cup oil,1/2 cup sorghum (I use corn syrup),1 tsp vanilla
Preheat oven to 400F. Mix the wet ingredients.In a separate bowl mix the dry ingredients. Mix it all together. Drop cookie size blobs onto oiled cookie sheet. Bake for 20 minutes. Great with vegan jams, jellies spread on top as icing! Try replacing 1-1/2 cups flour with 1-1/2 cups bran if you wish.
Marie's Magical Fudge
ingredients:1 lb. Confectioner's sugar (10X) ,1 stick margarine, 3/4 cup Cocoa powder,1/2 cup Soymilk , 3/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1 greased (with margarine or veg. spray) pan ready to be filled!
Melt margarine in 3-4 qt. pot, on med. low heat.
When margarine is melted about halfway, add sugar. Melt sugar and keep stirring so as not to scorch the fudge.
Add the soymilk to the melting sugar and margarine. This step also helps it melt and mix together.
Add the cocoa powder, mix it up, and melt it all together. Keep stirring.
Add chopped nuts or peanut butter at this time. Consistency should be thick, not runny, but not so thick that it doesn't pour out of the pot nicely. If it's a little too thick, add some soymilk.If it's a little too runny, add more sugar and cocoa.
Pour into prepared pan, and refrigerate for about 2 hours.
This is a fabulous recipe for a Persian dessert called Heavenly Ice (or Paradise Custard
ingredients:4 c cold soymilk ,3/4 c cornstarch, 3/4 c sucanat,1/4 c rose water (more or less, to taste) ,1/2 tsp cardamon (more or less, to taste) ,1/4 c finely chopped shelled, husked pistachios
In a saucepan, combine the soymilk, cornstarch, and sucanat until well-mixed.Over medium heat, stir mixture until it begins to form lumps, about fifteen minutes. As the pudding thickens, stir briskly until smooth. Reduce heat; add rosewater and cardamon and mix well. Remove from heat and pour into a long, flat dish or baking pan. Sprinkle with pistachios, cover, and refrigerate until set, about 2 hours. Once set, cut into diamonds and serve. For Sunshine Custard, dissolve a small pinch of saffron in the rose water before adding to pudding.
ingredients:2 quarts fresh Soy Wonder soymilk, 1 1/2 tsp Nigari (coagulant)
Make 2 quarts fresh soymilk. Dissolve 1 1/2 teaspoon nigari in 1/2 cup water. Add to very hot soymilk. Slide spoon through liquid once to disperse solution evenly. Let set about 15 minutes to allow curds to form. Pour slowly through a fine strainer. Drain thoroughly. Pack in container and place in refrigerator.
Broccoli Tofu Gratin
Menge: 4 Portionen
ingredients: 3/4 lb. broccoli florets, 3 Tbs. unsalted butter, 2-1/2 Tbs. all purpose flour, 1-2/3 cups lowfat milk, warm, 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1/3 cup Swiss cheese, grated, 1/4 lb. firm tofu, patted dry and finely chopped, 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes, soaked if not oil-packed, 2/3 cup dry seasoned breadcrumbs
Preheat oven to 375F. Place broccoli in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover saucepan and steam 6-8 minutes or until broccoli is bright green and almost tender. Rinse under cold water and drain thoroughly. Chop coarsely and set aside. Melt 2 Tbs. butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat. Stir in flour and cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture starts to bubble. Gradually whisk in warm milk. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, whisking constantly. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 4 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken. Stir in Parmesan and Swiss cheese until cheese melts. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat and set aside. Combine chopped broccoli with tofu and sun dried tomatoes in a buttered shallow baking dish. Pour cheese sauce over broccoli and tofu mixture. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Dot with remaining butter. Bake 25 minutes or until crumbs are golden and mixture is bubbly..
Deviled Tofu Sandwich
Menge: 2-3 Portionen
ingredients:1/4 lb. tofu, 2 tsp. mustard, 1/2 tsp. soy sauce, 1/4 tsp. turmeric, 1/4 cup green bell pepper, minced, 1/4 cup onion (optional), minced, 1/4 tsp. paprika, 8 slices white bread, toasted, 8 lettuce leaves, 4 slices tomato
Combine first 7 ingredients in a bowl. Spread mixture on half the slices of bread. Layer with lettuce and tomato and top with remaining bread.
Lemon & Coriander Tofu with Peanut Sauce
Menge: 12 Muffins
ingredients: 1-3/4 Tbs. chili sauce, 1/3 cup peanut butter,1/3 cup coconut milk, 1/3 cup water, 1-1/4 tsp. brown sugar, 2-3/4 tsp. lemon juice, 1-3/4 Tbs. oil, 1-1/4 shallots, chopped, 2 cloves garlic, crushed, 2 Tbs. freshly grated ginger root, 1-1/4 tsp. curry paste, 13 ounces tofu, cut into 3/4 inch cubes, 3/4 red bell pepper, cut into strips, 3/4 lemon, juiced
Combine first 6 ingredients. Cook over a low heat, stirring until combined; simmer 2-3 minutes. Heat oil in a frying pan over a moderate heat; cook shallots, garlic, ginger, and curry paste for 2-3 minutes, or until fragrant. Add tofu and fry until golden and slightly crispy. Add bell pepper, lemon rind, and juice. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes. Serve with peanut sauce.
Vegetable Tofu Stir-Fry
Menge: 4 Portionen
ingredients:1/4 lb. mushrooms, chopped, 2 Tbs. lite soy sauce, 1/4 cup dry sherry or vegetable stock, 2 Tbs. fresh ginger, minced, 3 cloves garlic, minced, 1 lb. carrots, sliced, 1 lb. tofu, thinly sliced, 1 tsp. vegetable oil, 1 lb. snow peas, thawed if frozen, 1 bunch scallions, cut into 1 inch pieces
Combine first 7 ingredients in a bowl and marinate 30 minutes. Heat oil in a heavy skillet or wok over medium high heat. Add tofu mixture and stir-fry 3-4 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and stir-fry 3-4 minutes or until carrots are tender.
Mabo Tofu (Japan)
ingredients:2 silk tofu, 1/2 lb ground pork, 1/2 naganeki onion, 1 chunk ginger root, 1 chunk garlic, 1 tbsp tobanjan (Chinese hot miso), 3 tbsp miso bean paste, 1 cup water, 1/2 tsp sugar, 2 tbsp sake, 1 tsp chicken soup powder, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tbsp katakuriko/corn starch, 1 tsp sesame oil, 1 tbsp vegetable oil
Cut tofu into small cubes. Mince naganegi onion, garlic, and ginger root. Mix water, miso, sugar, sake, salt, and chicken soup powder in a bowl. Heat oil in a wok and saute naganegi, garlic, ginger, and tobanjan miso.
Add ground pork in the wok and saute. Add miso mixture in the wok and bring to a boil. Add tofu and simmer on medium heat for 10 min. Mix katakuriko with 1 tbsp of water and pour into the wok. Stir carefully and pour sesame oil.
Tofu Steak Recipe (Japan)
Menge: 4 servings
ingredients:2 firm tofu, 1 bunch fresh spinach, 4 bacon, 1 tsp sake, 2 tbsp soy sauce, butter and vegetable oil for frying, flour for coating
Wrap tofu in paper towel and leave on a tray for 15 min. Cut bacon into 2-inch lengths. Wash spinach and cut into 2-inch lengths. Cut tofu in half horizontally and dust with flour. Heat oil and butter in a frying pan and saute tofu for 2 minutes. Turn the tofu over and saute. Remove tofu into plates. Saute bacon and spinach in a frying pan on high heat. Pour soy sauce and sake and stir quickly. Put sauteed spinach and bacon on top of tofu steaks.
Okara Almond Cookies
ingredients:1 cup okara, 1 cup whole wheat flour, 1/4 cup oil, 2/3 cup honey, 2 teaspoons almond extract, 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
Preheat oven to 350F. Combine first 5 ingredients. Add baking soda and mix. Drop by tablespoon onto oiled cookie sheet. Flatten to about 1/2 inch thick. Place whole or slivered almond in center.Bake 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
Okara Rice Burger
ingredients:1 cup okara,1 cup brown rice, cooked, 1 1/2 tbs Bill's Best Chik'nish Seasoning or equivalent, 1 cup bread or cracker crumbs, 1 egg or egg replacer, 1/2 cup pecan meal or walnuts, finely chopped, 1 tsp onion powder,1 tsp garlic powder
Combine all ingredients. Form into small patties and fry on both sides in oil. Good plain or may be baked with tomato sauce / soup or mushroom gravy.
Okara & vegetables
ingredients:1 cup okara, 1/2 carrot, cut into matchsticks, 2 onions or leeks, thinly sliced, 1 to 1 1/2 tbsp. honey, 1 1/2 cups water or veg. stock, 2 tbsp. oil (up to half sesame), 3 tbsp. shoyu (soya sauce), 1 tbsp. sake or white wine
Heat skillet and coat with oil. Add carrot and saute 2 minutes.Then add onion and saute until transparent. Mix in the rest of the ingredients and bring to boil. Reduce heat, simmer 10 to 15minutes stirring occasionally until most of the liquid has evaporated. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temp. Do not reheat.
For best flavor refrigerate overnight or for at least 5 hours.
ingredients:2 Tassen Haferflocken, 750 ml Sojamilch, 75g Maismehl, 3 Esslöffel Zucker, 50g Kokosnuss, geraspelt, 50 ml Öl, 75 g Nüsse, z.B. Cashews, 1/2 Teelöffel Salz, 1 Tasse Okara
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