Hakka Stuffed Tofu


Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a main course .
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1982

  • About

Hakka means “guest people” in Chinese, and the name refers to a group of northern Chinese who were driven south in the wake of Tartar invasions in the fourth and ninth centuries and who re-established themselves in the mountainous regions of Canton and Fukien. To this day, the Hakka maintain a dialect, a way of dress, and a style of cooking that sets them apart from their southern neighbors. Hakka cooking, which is gutsier than Cantonese cooking and uses less oil and more pungent condiments