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9 Unexpected Soy Pairings

March 27, 2015

We've partnered with Kikkoman to find the most surprising ways to use soy in your everyday meals.

The humble soy bean is the root of so many ingredients. We have the original, vegetal form: edamame. The solids: tofu, seitan, tempeh. Liquids: soy milk, soy sauce, miso. And when paired with other ingredients, the possibilities when cooking, and yes, baking, with soy are bountiful and quite surprising. So let’s explore, shall we? Here are some hints towards soy’s limitless capabilities -- a cashew, tofu, and cardamom fudge; miso caramel. Are you intrigued?

If you’re looking to introduce a little excitement into your diet, soy has you covered. Here are 9 unexpected soy pairings to open your eyes to the wonders of soy:

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Miso Caramel by theminx


Roasted Salmon With a Cheat’s Vietnamese Caramel Sauce by Kristin


Andrea Nguyen's Cashew and Cardamom Fudge (Kaju Barfi) by Genius Recipes


Vegan Chocolate Pie by Gena Hamshaw


Black Bean Orange Peel Edamame by savorthis


Miso-Maple Roasted Roots by Nicholas Day


Miso Hummus by mrslarkin


 Carne Asada con Rajas by Waverly


Tempeh Kebabs with Homemade Barbecue Sauce by Gena Hamshaw

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Jaime Brockway

Written by: Jaime Brockway

Polenta, mac and cheese, farmers' market breakfasts, smoky food & drink. These are a few of my favorite things. I was an editorial intern @Food52 in 2015!