bean curd


: tofu

Examples of bean curd in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What to eat: Dim sum, like soup dumplings and bean curd beef balls. Sophia Solano, Washington Post, 1 June 2023 There's also sizzling rice soup for two ($7), Phoenix soup for two ($7) with King shrimp meat, chicken, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, peas mushrooms and broccoli and Hot and Sour soup with hot and spicy chicken broth, bean curd, bamboo shoots and mushrooms. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, 18 Jan. 2022 The soy bean curd has been doing the heavy lifting for animal-free proteins for thousands of years, and with good reason. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 31 Dec. 2022 Other worthy bites include beef balls with bean curd skin, sticky rice with pork cooked in a lotus leaf, spring rolls with egg whites and shrimp, and pan-fried turnip cakes. Emma Balter, Chron, 15 Nov. 2022 The teen-age waiter returns with the appetizers and the main dishes together, setting down mock-chicken bean curd, lotus root, garlic pea shoots, mapo tofu, and salt-and-pepper smelt sprinkled with tiny diced jalapeños. Ling Ma, The New Yorker, 4 July 2022 Tofu, also known as bean curd, has a prominent place in their family’s diet — crumbled with breakfast scrambles, pan-fried for sandwiches and even dehydrated for jerky. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, 5 Dec. 2020 It was packed on a cold Tuesday night, every table crowned with small bubbling pots of broth and sauces like nutty bean curd and zesty chimichurri. San Francisco Chronicle, 8 Dec. 2022 Munch, munch, gone, just like the bean curd skin rolls paired with what looks like honey but turns out to be salted plum caramel. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 22 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bean curd was in 1842

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“Bean curd.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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bean curd

: tofu

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