Black sesame tofu


100g black sesame, 50g parched white sesame, 100g kuzu starch, 6 cups of water, 100g haccho miso, 90g sugar, sake, salt.


  1. Grind sesame in a blender.
  2. Put 3 or 4 cups of water into the blender and blend.
  3. Press 2. through a sieve or cloth.
  4. Add 2 cups of water and knead.
  5. Add Kuzu starch to 4. and mix.
  6. Put 5. on fire and mix continuously with a wooden spatula. Start with high heat, then, when it is hot, lower to medium heat and mix for 40 min until it gets sticky. Pour it into a mould and let it cool. (if you add some salt, you get more taste)
  7. Make miso sauce in another pot. Heat miso and sugar in the pot. Add dashi stock to thicken the sauce.
  8. Serve tofu and miso, put wasabi (horse radish) on the tofu.