Tofu is a soft, cheese-like food made from soya beans. It is a classic meat alternative and a low-calorie source of protein, rich in B vitamins and iron, low in sodium. Tofu is highly versatile as it easily absorbs aromas from spices and marinades. Tofu is available in countless variations, including aromatic, smoked versions, and marinated varieties flavoured with various herbs and spices. There are many ways to cook it: baked, sautéed, fried, and scrambled.