Stewed bean curd is a famous snack in Jiangsu Province. It is golden in color and soft in texture. It is suitable for wine and rice as snacks, and cold food is better. Jin Shengtan, a famous writer and literary critic born in Suzhou, was in prison and would be beheaded. On his deathbed, he told his son: “dried tofu and peanuts chew together. It tastes like ham”. In the face of beheading, I can still think of the delicious food I usually experience. I don’t forget to tell my son, which shows the unique charm of stewed dried beans.


300g tofu
1g salt
20ml soy sauce
20ml raw extract
2G fragrant leaves
5g bulk
5g pepper
3 G pepper
8g cinnamon
3 G fennel
10g sugar


Step 1
Add fragrant leaves, seasoning, pepper, hemp pepper, cinnamon and fennel in a bowl, and soak in appropriate amount of water for 30 minutes

Step 2
Add water to the saucepan, pour the seasoning water into the soak, cook and cook, add soy sauce, soy sauce, continue to cook.

Step 3
Clean the tofu

Step 4
Put the tofu into the boiling pot and blanch. Remove and drain the water

Step 5
Return the tofu to the knife

Step 6
Cook until the stewed soup is fragrant

Step 7
Put the boiled tofu into the pot and cook it together

Step 8
Add a little sugar and salt, stir well, cover the pot and cook. Bring the pot to a boil over high heat, change to low heat and turn off the heat after 20 minutes. Soak for a period of time and take it out for enjoyment