Tempeh

Tempeh in Mannheim

Those of you familiar with Indonesian cuisine would have heard of tempeh (pronounced TEHM-pay) – a fermented soy-based product rich in both protein and fiber, and healthier than tofu because it is less processed.  With its grainy texture and earthy, nutty flavour, it is a popular meat substitute in vegetarian and vegan cuisines.  Its flavour is stronger than that of tofu, but it still works well with a multitude of flavours and ethnic cuisines.

Did you know there is a tempeh-maker in our region?  Armins Tempeh is based in Lindenhof Mannheim.  Armin Schiemann, the owner, wants to take production to the next level through crowd funding – in the meantime, you can find this versatile ingredient at these locations.

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