Tempeh is a food product made of fermented soybeans. It has a higher protein, dietary fiber, and vitamin content than tofu. Tempeh's firm texture makes it an excellent substitute for meat, and is popular among vegetarians, though some would consider its flavor an acquired taste.
Tempeh is a fermented soybean cake sold in patties. It has a bumpy texture and is firm to the touch.
Selecting and Buying
Preparation and Use
Tempeh can be sliced, diced, cubed, crumbled or served any way you can think of. You can fry it, steam it, bake it, or grill it. Tempeh is so versatile you can cook it pretty much however you want.
Conserving and Storing
Tempeh is usually stored in the refrigerator and will keep for 7-10 days, but can be frozen if it won't be used right away.