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(Cookery) another name for tofu
a soft cheeselike food made from curdled soybean milk.
[1875–80; < Japanese tōfu < Chinese dòufu (dòu bean + fǔ turn sour, ferment)]
Milky, white, custard-like squares made from soaked, mashed and strained soya beans. Used in Asian cooking.
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|Noun||1.||bean curd - cheeselike food made of curdled soybean milk|
soya milk, soybean milk, soymilk - a milk substitute containing soybean flour and water; used in some infant formulas and in making tofu
curd - a coagulated liquid resembling milk curd; "bean curd"; "lemon curd"