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Tofu is an original food source that most Asians eat especially the Japanese. Tofu, also known as bean curd, is a food prepared by coagulating soy milk and then pressing the resulting curds into soft white blocks. In Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar and the Philippines, tofu is widely available and used in many local dishes.

Story & Photos by Wanida Tardivel 

Tofu proves to have many health benefits including reducing the risk of obesity, heart disease and diabetes. A great source of protein, calcium and iron, tofu is also low in calories, saturated fats and contains no cholesterol making it a popular replacement for meat products in vegetarian and vegan diets. Many people don’t value the merits of Tofu and ignore its benefits or see it as an average tasteless meal. You may have to open your mind to a new Tofu experience at Mihara Tofuten Bangkok.

The restaurant entrance features open wall that lead into a small Zen garden before you enter main restaurant. this reflects the modern minimalist style of the place.  Mihara Tofuten Bangkok is Gaggan Anand’s new venture with his good friend Goh Fukuyama, whose fine dining restaurant, La Maison de La Nature Goh, ranked in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant list.

Tofu tasting menu

Mihara Tofuten Bangkok features Tofu in a new dimension and in traditional Japanese forms. The 16-course menu invites all guest for a “Tofugasm Experience”. If you are new to Tofu, you can expect more than just tofu from A5 wagyu, Black cod, fresh sea urchin to black abalone, fresh ingredients imported straight from Japan.

 

Fresh Tofu Milk straight Mihara’s Tofu Kitchen In Saga Prefecture

Whitewood bento box wrapped in a colourful cloth that becomes your napkin

Super limited 6 layers Yuba Mille Feuille with Ume Ponzu

Yuki Tofu – rich creamy Mihara’s secrete recipe with Okinawa snow salt and lemon oil from Sardinia

Goma Tofu – sesame mochi tofu

Kinu Tofu and edamame fish ball in soup with Zuwai crab

Free style Gazpacho with Kuruma shrimp from Kumamoto and Sweet Tomato from Saga with Tofu Miso

Black cod marinated with salted Koji – Tofu Emulation and Umemiso

Danbury topped with slow cooked black abalone and Yuba

Deep fried Zaru Tofu from Mihara Tofu factory with Ikura from Hokkaido

Chawanmushi of Tofu Mochi, Hamaguri clam from Chiba and Shiitake mushroom puree

Sukiyaki experience, French onion soup Hokkaido Wagyu A5, Momen Tofu

Somen in Mihara’s signature Tofu Milk Dash with Sakura shrimp tempura and Inari sushi

Inari sushi

Tofu Ice Cream with seasonal fresh fruit puree; Tofu Blancmange with Genger jam and Espresso shot; Tofu Chocolate degustation – 50% Tofu cream in four flavors, Pistachio, Rum raisin, Cacao and Matcha

Mihara Tofuten,

Direction: Narathiwat Ratchanakarin Soi 5 behind Sathorn City Tower, 3 mins from Chongnonsri BTS or enter via Sathorn Soi 7

Address: 159/3 South Sathorn, Bangkok, Thailand

Tel: 66 83 655 4245 Email: resv@miharatofutenbangkok.com

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