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White sesame tofu 100g


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Description : Sesame tofu is a speciality of Nagasaki, brought by buddhist monks in the 17th century, as well as zen vegetarian cuisine. Although it is called tofu, the sesame tofu does not contain soy. That is why it can be kept at room temperature for up to one year. For 3 generations, this sesame tofu is made traditionally in the city of Sasebo (Nagasaki) with wild kuzu, brown sugar from Kikai island and sesame seeds. The sesame seeds are roasted and reduced into a paste by the producer

Flavor : A sweet, roasted flavor with peanut notes. A smooth texture that reminds of pudding.

Use : White sesame tofu can be enjoyed simply as it is, as a starter with tobiko fish roe or as a dessert sprinkled with cocoa powder or matcha. You can also add it into soups, like miso soup, Thai salad or in sweets such as tiramisu and zenzai. This product suits both vegetarian and vegan diets perfectly. 

​​Ingredients : Water (78,4%), white sesame (10,4%), starch (9%), sugar (2%), salt (0,2%).

Allergen : Sesame

Preservation : Keep away from sunlight, heat and moisture. Do not refrigerate. After opening, cover well with cling film and store in the refrigerator. Consume within 2 days.

Origin : Japan 

Shelf life : 14 months

Container : Plastic pack

Founded in 1952 in the city of Sasebo by the grandparents of the current president, the Houmoto company has been producing sesame tofu for three generations, a specialty that developed in Nagasaki, after being brought by Buddhist monks in the 17th century. The company has developed its own method of roasting the sesame seeds needed to make its tofu to satisfy the demanding palate of the people of Nagasaki and maintain the quality of its products. In addition, these are prepared to order, in order to guarantee their freshness.

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