a soft, bland, white cheeselike food, high in protein content, made from curdled soybean milk: used originally in Oriental cookery but now in a wide variety of soups and other dishes.
another name for tofu
unfermented soya-bean curd, a food with a soft cheeselike consistency made from soya-bean milk
soy bean curd, 1880, from Japanese tofu, from Chinese doufu, from dou “beans” + fu “rotten.”
- Beam lights
(in a theater or other auditorium) spotlights affixed to the ceiling of a stage setting, as distinguished from footlights, border lights, etc.
a tall pole for a bean plant to climb on. Informal. a tall, lanky person. Contemporary Examples But before we got to that, I turned to my oldest son Mickey, our 5-foot-10 beanpole. Christmas With My Son With Autism Caren Zucker December 22, 2010 She was a beanpole growing up, before gaining 30 pounds after […]
- Bean pot
a heavy, covered crockery or metal pot, suitable for the slow cooking of beans, stews, etc. Historical Examples Measure beans (marrowfat are best), put them in cold water and parboil fifteen minutes and drain; use the Boston bean pot. The Community Cook Book Anonymous In bottom of bean pot place the onion and a piece […]