Updated: November 13, 2018
0 Bookmark

Yuba The Very Popular Japanese Dish...But What Is It?

Yuba The Very Popular Japanese Dish...But What Is It? This article will show you what yuba is, how to make it and where to eat it too.

Feel free to follow favy!

What Is Yuba (湯葉)?

yuba_on_a_plate
Kyoto is famous for its vegetarian cuisine influenced by the local monk culture. You can try different famous tofu dishes in Kyoto; they are fresh and change seasonally. You can try a really surprising number of variations around tofu alone! For vegetarians, it is quite nice to finally have such variety; fried tofu, sesame tofu, silky tofu, and of course, "yuba".
yuba
So what is yuba? Yuba is basically just curdled soymilk. When you boil soymilk, a skin will form and that is yuba. It may sound strange, but it is really delicious. It has a silky texture and a very light, slightly sweet taste. It can be eaten alone or cut thinly and prepared with vegetables.

Simple Recipe

Yuba_With_Spinach_in_a_bowl
<Ingredients>
-Mizuna greens
-Dry yuba (as you wish)
-1 tsp of white dashi
-200 ml of water

<Directions>
Add the dashi to the water, when the water is boiling, add the mizuna greens, then the dry yuba. And voila!

There you have the healthiest and most delicious side dish!

Where to try yuba?

Yuba can be eaten almost anywhere in Japan, but if you want the real deal, you should have it in Kyoto. Click the link below to find out more about Kyoto's beautiful and delicate vegetarian tofu cuisine. It can also be eaten in Tokyo at a superb tofu specialized restaurant (link below).

Check out our FB page about vegetarian/vegan resto suggestions

Lili Wanderlust
I love travelling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.

Trending Posts

1

What is Narutomaki? (The White and Pink Thing on Ramen)

2

Ramen Types Explained (Shio, Tonkotsu, Shoyu, Tsukemen and More!)

3

Super Fluffy Japanese Souffle Pancake Recipe!

4

What is Dango? Everything You Want to Know + Recipe!

Kyoto
5

Sashimi Guide: Types, Is it Safe?, Nutrition, and More!

More Trending Posts

Recommended For You!

1

You will see sake differently once you visit GASHUE in Ueno

favy
2

Kurage: Delightful Seafood Izakaya In Shinjuku's Kabukicho

favy
3

Sushi-Making Experience at SUSHI TIME in Kyoto!

favy
4

[Kyoto] A New Kind of Sushi at 'Sushi Time' (Halal + Vegan Sushi Too!)

favy
5

Kobe Plaisir Ginza's Incredible Teppanyaki Courses

favy

Featured Posts

Michelin Star Restaurants In Tokyo & All Of Japan | Guide | Reservation

Halal Restaurants In Japan!

Things to do in Japan in all regions!

More Features

Events

Vintage Sake Renaissance 2019

Apr 21, Sun ~

Trending Tags