Cu


The following recipe addresses the special diet considerations for: dairy-free; low fat; low glycemic index; vegan; vegetarian; cardiovascular disease; diabetes; inflammatory bowel diseases


Cu, pronounced “tsu”, is a condiment from the North of China.
Normally, it is used as dip for dumplings or, with finely sliced
scallion added, for spring rolls. Try adding a bit of honey for extra
sweetness or some finely grated ginger for freshness. Apart from the
traditional uses, cu can be used with steamed fish, for tempura, as a
dressing on salads, or with steamed vegetables.


Cu can keep for several weeks in the refrigerator in a covered container.


  • 1/2 cup (1 dl) tamari
  • 1/2 cup (1 dl) brown rice vinegar or unfiltered cider vinegar

Cooking Instructions

Combine tamari and vinegar in a bowl and stir well.


Note: Measurements are provided in both U.S. and European/metric units.

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Chef Oscar Umahro Cadogan Written by Chef Oscar Umahro Cadogan

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