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What should tofu smell like?

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What should tofu smell like?

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Jessie | | Feb 25, 2004 05:38 PM

I've just started cooking with tofu at home. I've tried twice and both times it smelled like pumpkin. Is this normal? Both packages were still fresh according to the expiration date. I tried a different brand the second time and it was so bad that after I cooked it in a curry I could still smell the pumpkin. I hate pumpkin!

I'm really perplexed because I've eaten plenty of tofu in restaurants and I've never noticed a pumpkin odor.

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