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White Jade aka Almond Tofu

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  • 200g whole peeled almonds;
  • 2tsps sugar (optional and to taste);
  • 1/4tsps almond extract or few bitter almonds;
  • 2tsps lemon juice;
  • Water as needed.
  1. Place the white almonds in the glass of a blender and add enough warm water to cover the nuts.
  2. Start blending adding extra water if needed.
  3. Using fine cheesecloth or a cotton handkerchief; strain the almond milk in a saucepan.
  4. Add the almond extract and sugar to taste.
  5. Warm up the milk till almost boiling.
  6. Add then the 2 tsps of lemon juice stirring slightly.
  7. Leave it undisturbed to curdle for 20 minutes.
  8. Line a sieve with some cheesecloth, place it over a bowl and pour the curdled almond milk into the strainer.
  9. Let some of the almond whey to drain before folding the cheesecloth over the draining tofu.
  10. Press with TofuXpress.
  11. Let drain it this way overnight in the fridge.

*This amount of lemon juice will produce a custard like delicious almond tofu, if you wish it to have a harder consistency raise its amount.