Tofu with Tomatoes and Coriander

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    as an accompaniment to rice
    • Difficulty


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By Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

Published 1998

  • About

When traveling in Asia, we often meet people who don’t like fresh coriander, and it seems such a shame. It’s as debilitating as not liking chiles, because coriander is used so extensively in Thailand, India, even China. During my very first week in Taipei, I passed a big construction site. There, amid all the concrete and the rubble, was a patch of wild coriander plants, flourishing. “Well, ” I thought, “I’ve certainly come to the right place.” In Mandarin Chinese, coriander is called yi