20g sesame seed, walnut and hazelnut mix
4 chives
4 sprigs coriander
400g silken tofu
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon raw sugar
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
3 tablespoons oil
2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced

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1.Coarsely chop the walnuts and hazelnuts and mix them with the sesame seeds.
2.Finely chop the chives and coriander stalks. Keep the coriander leaves for decoration.
3.Mix all the sauce ingredients together in a bowl.
4.Pour the oil into a small frying pan, add the garlic and heat.
5.Fry the garlic over medium-low heat until golden. Drain and keep the oil.
6.Drain the tofu well and place in a bowl.
7.Add the chives and coriander stalks, drizzle with the sauce and the fried garlic oil and sprinkle with the nuts, coriander leaves and garlic slices. Serve immediately.

Recipes and images extracted
from Japanese Home
Cooking by Maori Murota.
Photography by Akiko Ida.
RRP $55. Out now.