Category Archives: Soybeans

Soybean Harvest

We planted two varieties of soybeans – Laura beans and Harunamai Edamame from Salt Spring Seeds. The Laura beans were for the Ongoing Soy Beverage Experiment while the Harunamai were for roasting and, if the yield was great enough, to … Continue reading

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One Last Batch

So we made one last batch of soymilk using Laura soybeans and boiling rather than soaking them. The result was drinkable by itself although the taste is not as “rich” as the commercial product.  It has a rather bland taste … Continue reading

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Soymilk – Mmmmmmmmmm!!!

This time I decided to use ½ litre of beans instead of a full litre because of  the juggling of pots and containers required by a full litre.  It was much easier and faster.  We removed as many of the … Continue reading

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TVP or what to do with soymilk residue.

What to do with the ground residue from the second attempt to make soymilk?  The first attempt went into the compost.  This batch was far finer in texture so I decided to call it TVP although technically it’s not.  Textured … Continue reading

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Soymilk – Much Less yucky

So we took a litre of beans and soaked them overnight. Then we put some in the blender and add enough water to get them puréed.  Because the blender was full and we still had beans to puré, I emptied … Continue reading

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Soymilk – Yuk!

Yuk.  I’m tempted to end this post right there. We used this soymilk recipe and followed it to the letter.  It took a bit of juggling of pots because of the quantity involved.  The recipe says to grind the beans … Continue reading

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Soyfee – Take 1

In “Coffee”, I talked about making a coffee substitute by grinding up roasted soybeans.  Well, it didn’t work and it did work.  We didn’t get coffee but we figured out what we did wrong, maybe. Thanks to our youngest daughter … Continue reading

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