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Smoked tofu in Toronto?

hari mirch Nov 9, 2010 11:55 AM

Is smoked tofu available anywhere in Toronto?

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    peppermint pate Nov 9, 2010 12:03 PM

    We regularly buy tofu bacon from YingYing. I think they use a natural liquid smoke for flavour. It's really good. Anyway, just went on to their website and it looks like they have smoked tofu as well - here's a link:


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    1. re: peppermint pate
      hari mirch Nov 9, 2010 12:17 PM

      Is this traditional smoked tofu as would be used in Hunan cuisine (Fuchsia Dunlop's book calls for it, for example)?

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        peppermint pate Nov 11, 2010 05:58 AM

        Hi hari mirch - sorry, but I don't know the answer to your question. I've never actually seen their smoked tofu, just bought the tofu bacon. The couple who runs the company shows up at a lot of the farmer's markets (I've seen them at The Brickworks before) so you could ask them or visit their shop in SLM. My gut tells me you might find something more traditional in Chinatown or at T&T but I don't know Hunan cuisine well enough to say. Good luck.

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      carissima Nov 10, 2010 11:12 AM

      St. Lawrence Market, south bld, lower level, across from the bakery.

      St. Lawrence Market
      92 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E, CA

      1. Royaljelly Nov 10, 2010 01:51 PM

        Most asian supermarkets have them - in the refrigerated section with the regular tofus. There are many varieties and not sure which ones you are in search for. Often it would say smoked tofu in chicken or duck flavors.

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        1. re: Royaljelly
          hari mirch Nov 10, 2010 07:03 PM

          Huh. I've never found it in my usual markets in Chinatown. I guess I'll look closer.

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          bluefirefly Nov 10, 2010 06:28 PM

          I've seen (and bought) it in regular grocery stores like Loblaws and Metro.

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            Pincus Nov 11, 2010 07:27 AM

            The Big Carrot carries it.

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              lilaki Nov 11, 2010 12:21 PM

              I've bought it @ Longos.

              1. mrsleny Nov 11, 2010 12:42 PM

                I have bought this brand at Metro and various health food stores including Ambrosia (Thornhill).

                (last product on page)

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                  lovemysweets Jan 1, 2011 06:08 PM

                  Big Carrot - Danforth or Noah's Natural Foods (Bloor and St. George)

                  Noah's Natural Foods
                  322 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S, CA

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