tofoodesign 豆否
Yue LIU 刘悦
Xijing XU 徐溪婧
tofoodesign@gmail.com

We combine design and food through questioning and sublimating food-related behaviors in different cultural contexts, in forms of objects or activities.

PROJECT
2021 RISO.Edutainment
2020 Little Reunion
2019-20 Pasta tra Parentesi
2017-18 Wanderer
2016-18 TofuDrink

PODCAST
午夜干杯 MidnightToast
In this chinese-speaking podcast, we talk food culture, design and art. 

JOURNAL
Reading Index
Mark


tofoodesign 豆否
Yue LIU 刘悦
Xijing XU 徐溪婧
tofoodesign@gmail.com


We combine design and food through questioning and sublimating food-related behaviors in different cultural contexts, in forms of objects or activities.

PROJECT
2021 RISO.Edutainment
2020 Little Reunion
2019-20 Pasta tra Parentesi
2017-18 Wanderer
2016-18 TofuDrink

PODCAST
午夜干杯 MidnightToast
In this chinese-speaking podcast, we talk food culture, design and art.

JOURNAL
Reading Index



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© 2022 tofoodesign 豆否
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Crafts behind TOFU DRINK



Chapter 1 - Crafts of Tofu
Beginning with research about traditional Chinese ingredients (soy products) and digging out the various crafts and flavours behind them, we had a chance to look at the way the production of one ingredient can vary at different scales (mass production/middle manufacture/small hand-crafting atelier/home-made), but the different way of producting soy products can also be generalized to one linear process.



From Soaking (❶) to Blending (❷) the soybeans, then you get a mixture of soybeans which should be filtered till the soymilk left (❸). After the soymilk getting boiled (❹) and being cooled down to 80 °C (❺) add coagulator in it (❺). Wait until the protein inside getting coagulated and put it into a model, press until been formed (❻) -- Then you get your tofu.






In the final installation of TOFU DRINK we readjusted the making process:




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Chapter 2 - Crafts of TOFU DRINK
Combining woods, ceramics, glass, metal together, the production process of tofu drinkincludes cooperation with hand craft master in different fields.

Glass - Shanghai
We worked in coperate with a glass atelier in Shanghai to modify our glas parts.

Metal - Milan




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