A slightly lower-fat version of Yotam Ottolenghi’s famous black pepper tofu recipe. Delicious and bursting with meaty, peppery flavour. You won’t miss the meat. It has been featured in Food52‘s Genius Recipes column.
When I served this to Keith for lunch one Sunday, I had no hopes of him liking it. Keith hates tofu. He says tofu tastes like a wet sponge. And I see his point. Tofu can taste like a wet sponge if it isn’t pressed properly and coated or dressed in a flavourful sauce. But, knowing how much I adore Yotam Ottolenghi’s style of cooking, he said he’d give the dish a fair chance — he’d take three bites and decide if he cared for it or not….