Thawed on the counter during dinner prep, you can cook this tofu just as you would fresh tofu. Nguyen says that it has a chewier texture than before and also recommends squeezing the tofu gently before cooking to get rid of extra moisture.
I'm beyond thrilled to know this trick. Beyond. Thrilled. For more tofu-riffic tips and lots of intriguing recipes for using your fresh (or frozen!) tofu, check out Andrea Nguyen's book:
• Asian Tofu: Discover the Best, Make Your Own, and Cook It at Home by Andrea Nguyen, $19 on Amazon
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