Tempeh is a staple food of Indonesia, which is gaining popularity all around the world, for its distinct nutty taste and nougat-like texture. Tempeh starts by cooking soybeans, followed by inoculation using a culturing starter agent like Rhizopus oligosporus spores.
To finish the culturing process, incubation occurs overnight turning the soybeans into a solid white cake. Use the fermented tempeh cakes in a number of dishes, as a healthy meat alternative! Tempeh works great marinated in your favorite herbs and condiments.
Tempeh is a highly nutritious food rich in protein, which has been the traditional cuisine of Indonesia for more than 2000 years. Today, tempeh is a popular meat alternative for vegetarian and vegan cuisines. Because it is a low-fat and high-protein food, many vegetarians choose to include tempeh in their diet
on a regular basis.
Tempeh is extremely rich in protein, low fat, and contains fiber and vitamins. Now a common site in Co-ops and health food stores, it is easy to enjoy tempeh at anytime! Store bought tempeh is ready to cook and eat or one can make it much cheaper at home with pre-packaged spore starter and some basic equipment. To the left are some
health benefits of Tempeh.
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