Food & Drink

What’s The Difference Between Tempeh, Seitan, and Tofu?

Published On 06/24/2019 Published On 06/24/2019
tofu and tempeh
Tofu (left) and tempeh (right) are both soy-based products, though tempeh is fermented. Seitan (not pictured) is made from wheat gluten. | Eskymaks/Shutterstock
Mapo tofu is a spicy tofu stew that hails from China. | Kung Min Ju/Shutterstock
Seitan is malleable and can be shaped into rolls or fitted into molds. | Julia Wave/Shutterstock
Sate kere is an Indonesian staple made from grilled tempeh. | Ariyani Tedjo/Shutterstock