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The Book of Tempeh by William Shurtleff

The Book of Tempeh (1979)

by William Shurtleff

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Tempeh is a very good vegetarian source of vitamin B-12. This volume contains 130 illustrated Western-style and traditional Indonesian recipes including spicy curried tempeh, tempeh guacamole and tempeh burgers with coriander. Most of the recipes are cholesterol-free.

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I'm not really interested in making tempeh; I'm interested in making things with tempeh. This book has both and is very well-researched. Can't say as I've tried any of the recipes yet, but I recall they did look good. ( )
  carrieprice78 | Jul 14, 2010 |
I love Shurtleff's books. Eventually I'll pick up the Book of Miso when I'm ready to try my hand at that too. This book is full of great information about tempeh - cooking it, making it, how it will solve world hunger (they were more optimistic about that back in the 70s I guess)...

The Book of Tempeh helped me successfully make my first batch of tempeh. It's a pretty serious undertaking and it helped to have very detailed, illustrated, step-by-step instructions. It was also nice to know what a good finished tempeh looks like, and how to determine if you screwed up and it went bad.

I look forward to trying out some of the recipes in here. I can't say I've ever tried any Indonesian recipes before, and as I'm a huge fan of coconut and chiles, it should be right up my alley.

Recommended for anybody who loves tempeh, and any enterprising cooking enthusiast who'd like to try making their own fermented soybeans (or rice, or okara, or barley...). ( )
1 vote lemontwist | Jul 14, 2010 |
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  lilinah | Sep 21, 2005 |
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Within this lifetime, to awaken to our true nature, original enlightenment,
and perfect oneness with all beings, things, and events
To manifest this realization in our daily life as love
To vow and endeavor with our whole body and mind
to help all beings cross over to the other shore of liberation before doing so ourselves
- The Bodhisattva's Vow
He will never go to heaven
who is content to go alone.
- Boethius, A.D. 450
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Tempeh (pronounced TEM-pay) is a popular Indonesian fermented (cultured) food consisting of tender-cooked soybeans (or occasionally other legumes, seeds, cereal grains, or even coconut) bound together by a dense cottony mycelium of Rhizopus mold into compact, 3/4-inch-thick white cakes or patties.
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