Mapo Tofu 麻婆豆腐

Chen Mapo Tofu or commonly known as Mapo Tofu (stir-fried tofu in hot sauce) was created by the wife of a small restaurant owner during Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). There are many stories surrounding the origin of this dish. According to Wikipedia: Ma stands for “mazi” (Pinyin: mázi Traditional Chinese 麻子) which means a person disfigured by … Continue reading