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Simmered soy milk yields silky yuba skin

Joleen Oshiro
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Aloha Tofu president Paul Uyehara with a sheet of freshly made yuba from a pan of soy milk.

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Fresh yuba is served plain and wrapped around tofu and green onions at Aloha Tofu Factory.

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Yuba sheets can be used as wrappers for other foods, but they’re ono simply sliced and dipped in wasabi-shoyu sauce.

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Yuba is the layer of skin that forms on the surface of soy milk that’s been heated. It’s easily retrieved with a chopstick.