Right before Thanksgiving rolled around, my eyes spotted a pumpkin ice cream at dinner one night. I have eliminated excess sweets from my diet, so needless to say I was slightly saddened that I had to turn down pumpkin ice cream. Since then, I have been dreaming of this ice cream. I decided to make something similar to the pumpkin ice cream: pumpkin mousse.
Tofu seems to be a staple in the vegetarian diet. Well, except in my diet. Truth is I’ve only had tofu a handful of times in my life. What may be more surprising to some is that in nearly a decade of being a vegetarian, I’ve never made anything with tofu. I’ve never even purchased tofu. Samuel is not a fan of tofu in general, so this also had influence on my experimentation. Yes, tofu is very bland on its own. It definitely needs a lot of help in order for it to be considered delicious.
In order to transform the bland tofu into something worthy of the adjective “delicious,” I had to pair it with a very flavorful ingredient. Prepare yourself because you are about to think I am crazy. Ready? Continue reading