TSUDOI Project

Online get-togethers and cooking projects on Facebook

About TSUDOI Project

TSUDOI means “get-together” in Japanese. It is the opposite of social distancing.

The TSUDOI Project is a Facebook Group for people to connect with each other to explore and practice key Japanese culinary concepts such as washoku and kansha in their own kitchens.

Themed cooking projects are announced twice a month. Members are encouraged to post photos and a short description of what they make in their own kitchens in accordance with the chosen theme.

TŌFU Part Two

TŌFU , Part Two

Join us on the TSUDOI Project group on Facebook,

Our project is about TŌFU. 

Try your hand at making fried tōfu and create your own ORIGINAL ABURA AGÉ dish. It can be a variation on traditional Japanese home-cooked fare, or a trendy pizza or kitsuné sando (foxy sandwich) where fried tōfu is used instead of bread (baguettes, stuffed pockets, or wraps or roll-ups…). Use your imagination – and whatever ingredients you have on hand in your pantry, refrigerator or garden.

 

Our projects include a video sideshow and recipe-and-reference files to enable members re-create the featured dishes in their own kitchens. Members of the Facebook group are invited to post one (or several) photos of their projects.

Looking forward to seeing what members are making in their kitchens…

TŌFU  Part One

TŌFU Part One

Join us on the TSUDOI Project group on Facebook, Our project is about TŌFU.  The assignment is to create your own ORIGINAL version of 白和え SHIRA AÉ (creamy tōfu sauce). Use your imagination – and whatever ingredients you have on hand in your pantry, refrigerator or...

Make-ahead Sauces

Make-ahead Sauces

Join us on the TSUDOI Project group on Facebook, Our project is about Make-Ahead SAUCES. We focus on three classic ones: Creamy Sesame-Miso (Goma Miso), Dengaku Miso Spread & Dip and Umami Essence with its own Secondary Stock. All have been beloved by the Japanese...

Make-Ahead Side Dishes

Make-Ahead Side Dishes

On the TSUDOI Project group on Facebook, you'll find a short video presentation about Make-Ahead Side Dishes. The side dishes in this project feature 3 popular kambutsu (乾物”dried things”): KIRI BOSHI DAIKON, HIJIKI, and WAKAMÉ. These are the foodstuffs that many...

MORITSUKÉ Creating a Japanese Sensibility at Table

MORITSUKÉ Creating a Japanese Sensibility at Table

Moritsuké refers to the way in which food is displayed or arranged. The word itself covers a wide range of activity from choosing the vessels – plates, dishes, platters, bowls, boxes or other containers – to design decisions regarding how space is divvyed up; it even...

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