Bittern, Nigari in Japanese, is essential for making tofu. What type of bittern and how much of bittern should we use? It’s easy to find.
Powdered Bittern is Convenient
It is less bulky and lasts longer than liquid bittern. Of course, you can also find it overseas.
Calcium sulfate, magnesium chloride, calcium chloride, and magnesium sulfate are used for nigari. Industrially, glucono-delta-lactone is also used, but the mechanism of solidification is supposed to be different, so it is safer to avoid it at first.
You Can Make Tofu with Soy Milk Overseas
How to Make Liquid Bittern – Choice and Amount of Powdered Bittern
- water 2 Tbsp
- powdered bittern 1 tsp
- Mix the water and bittern.
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