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Entry from June 29, 2023
“Tofu is just savoury jello”

Tofu has sometimes been described as “savory/savoury jello.”
“Tofu is like savory jello ๐Ÿ˜‚” was posted on Twitter by airica michelle on June 5, 2016. “Tofu is savoury jello” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on May 28, 2018. “tofu is just savory jello” was posted on Twitter by haley ื—ื™ื” ืžืจื™ืŸ โœจ on June 1, 2019. “Tofu is just savory jello” was posted on Twitter by hannah on August 5, 2019. “what is tofu if not just savory jello?” was posted on Twitter by nadia ๐ŸŒป on March 15, 2021.
Wikipedia: Tofu
Tofu (Chinese: ่ฑ†่…; pinyin: dรฒufu; Wadeโ€“Giles: tou4-fu) is a food prepared by coagulating soy milk and then pressing the resulting curds into solid white blocks of varying softness: silken, soft, firm, extra firm, or super firm. Tofu is also known as bean curd in English. Beyond these broad textural categories, there are many varieties of tofu. It has a subtle flavor, so it can be used in savory and sweet dishes.
Wikipedia: Jell-O
Jell-O is an American brand offering a variety of powdered gelatin dessert (fruit-flavored gels/jellies), pudding, and no-bake cream pie mixes. The original gelatin dessert (genericized as jello) is the signature of the brand. “Jell-O” is a registered trademark of Kraft Heinz, and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
airica michelle
Tofu is like savory jello ๐Ÿ˜‚
4:41 PM ยท Jun 5, 2016
Posted by u/dragon-roost May 28, 2018
Tofu is savoury jello.
Tofu is not savory though.
haley ื—ื™ื” ืžืจื™ืŸ โœจ
tofu is just savory jello
4:33 PM ยท Jun 1, 2019 from Bellingham, WA
Allison McDonald
My daughter calls tofu savory jello.
11:15 AM ยท Jun 7, 2019
Tofu is just savory jello
10:12 PM ยท Aug 5, 2019
flor โ˜†
one of my friends told me that cheese is just solid blocks of milk so I one upped him saying that tofu is savory jello he literally had it coming for him
8:28 PM ยท Nov 7, 2019
tofu is savory jello
2:03 AM ยท Sep 19, 2020
If you think about it, tofu is like savory jello
1:23 AM ยท Jan 15, 2021
nadia ๐ŸŒป
what is tofu if not just savory jello?
8:14 PM ยท Mar 15, 2021
Seena Hassouna
My 7 year olds take on silken tofu.
โ€œItโ€™s like savory un-cold jelloโ€ ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿฝโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ˜†
9:37 PM ยท Sep 21, 2021
Trev’s Twits ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐ŸŽธ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ RN ๐Ÿ MCFC ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†
Since my second vax I have been unable to eat Sushi.
Also before my second vax and first vax too because Sushi is shit.
Same with Tofu, fuck that wobbly weird white savory jello.
10:31 PM ยท Oct 22, 2021
Clint Breeze
Tofu is like savory Jello. Lol nope
1:58 PM ยท Jan 14, 2022
Movies Silently ๐Ÿ€
Additional Context:
Savory jellies are still served around the world. Ukraine and Russia both make savory gelatin, Korea has acorn jelly that is divine, tofu can be considered a savory jelly cousin. The “eeew!” reaction is very much Anglosphere.
3:28 PM ยท Mar 27, 2022
IG-11 ๐Ÿค–
Por fin pude hacer tofu scramble con tofu firme ๐Ÿฅน
Changuitos para que no sepa y tenga textura de savory jello
2:31 PM ยท Jan 12, 2023

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