Eight-Vegetable Tofu

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as part of a multi-course meal
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      40 min

Appears in
Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother's Kitchen

By Katie Chin

Published 2016

  • About

While one is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do, eight is the luckiest number in all of China. The reason the number eight is considered lucky is because in Chinese the sound of the word eight (ba) is similar to the sound for the word “prosperity” (fa). That’s why the Beijing Olympics began on 08/08/08. Get it? My mother and I came up with this colorful and healthy dish celebrating the number eight to bring good luck, joy and harmony to your dinner table. Filled with soy