bean curd

noun

Definition of bean curd

: tofu

Examples of bean curd in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For anyone unfamiliar with cooking tofu, those white spongy looking blocks of bean curd might be a little intimidating. Katlyn Moncada, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 Mar. 2021 Every Chinese supermarket stocks a dazzling array of bean curd and substitute meat products made with gluten. Time, 22 Jan. 2021 Soybeans are crushed to squeeze out juice that's used to make bean curd and soy milk, explains Chen. Sarah Lazarus, CNN, 2 Dec. 2019 Aside from the restaurants, Buddhist temples have often served vegetarian meals, including tofu, bean curd dishes, fresh sauteed greens and wheat gluten. Momo Chang, SFChronicle.com, 22 Jan. 2020 The house special spicy pot is one of those chaotic, throw everything in the pot creations, with ingredients like glass noodles, bean curd, lotus root, quail eggs and thick slabs of spam, all swimming in soupy ma la fire. Lauren Saria, azcentral, 21 June 2019 Or mapo tofu like a taco soup with pulpy blobs of bean curd. Mike Sutter, ExpressNews.com, 5 Sep. 2019 In Sichuan province, mapo tofu ⁠— chunks of soft bean curd swimming in glowing red oil flecked with meat and tasting of peppercorns and funky black soybeans ⁠— is historically a working person’s dish. Los Angeles Times, 19 Aug. 2019 Menu choices include chicken lettuce cups as an appetizer, and mapo bean curd for the second course. Jay Jones, latimes.com, 7 June 2019

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First Known Use of bean curd

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Bean curd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bean%20curd. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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bean curd

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bean curd

: tofu

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