When it was first released in the states, tofu got the bad rap of being the not-so-great substitute for meat. My how times have changed! Tofu’s possibilities are endless, as illustrated by Andrea Nguyen in her new book Asian Tofu: Discover the Best, Make Your Own and Cook It at Home. This helpful book contains the best techniques and step-by-step instructions for creating numerous varieties of tofu. Her collection of nearly 100 recipes explore the range of tofu-featured dishes, such as Silken Tofu Pudding, Lemongrass Tofu with Chiles and Tofu with Kimchi and Pork Belly. And if you haven’t tried baked, smoked, marinated or crumbled tofu, there’s no time like the present to be adventurous! Asian Tofu by Andrea Nguyen is available in stores and online for $30.