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TEMPEH VS TOFU - FRIENDS NOT TWINS
Since tofu and tempeh are both typically made with soybeans and sold in a block, we often get asked whether they’re the same. As you might have guessed from the title of this blog, they’re not - they’re both awesome, but in different ways. So, how exactly do these two plant-based pals differ? We’re glad you asked.
LET'S TALK ABOUT SOY
“So, you eat soy? But what about all the issues, such as extreme deforestation, caused by soy production? Doesn’t sound very sustainable to me.”
SO, WHAT EXACTLY IS TEMPEH?
It's the world's best kept protein secret! Put simply, tempeh (pronounced tem-pay) fermentation takes any legume, nut, grain or seed (it’s typically made using soybeans) and transforms them into an even better food source.