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Jul 2, 2007 06:54 PM

Haggis vs. Tofu: Mano a Mano!

I've had a recurring dream for the past couple of weeks. Or rather, it's more like a mantra that won't leave me. In the small morning hours, half asleep, half awake, I hear the question and I don't know why. So I'm posting it to chowhound in hopes of exorcising it from my mind. It goes like this: I'm being exiled to a desert island and I can choose only one food. The choice is haggis or tofu. WWYD? (What Would You Do?) Why?

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  1. How about steaming a mixture of oats and tofu in a pouch made from yuba (tofu skin)?

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    1. re: paulj

      That sounds great! Maybe some lentils in there too for more texture? I love love love yuba....

    2. Haggis, no question. Tofu is what remains after real food is sucked into a black hole.

      1. Only one true answer and that is tofaggis. I made it once. I couldn't bring myself to make it traditionally though, so it was not really haggis-like.

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        1. re: kolgrim

          Tofaggis! Brilliant! I'm inspired to dust of my Burns and rewrite his famous poem as an ode to tofaggis.

            1. re: purple goddess

              Haggis for survival reasons, it has a greater variety of ingredients (however nasty they may be) and thus a greater range of nutrients than tofu.

              1. re: purple goddess

                I'm with you, Haggis gets my gag reflex going more than almost any food. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water and the little hairs on the back of neck stand up....not in a good way.