Soy milk

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Soy milk or soymilk is a plant-based drink produced by soaking and grinding soybeans, boiling the mixture, and filtering out remaining particulates.wikipedia
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Tofu

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Its original form is a natural by-product of the manufacture of tofu.
Tofu, also known as bean curd, is a food prepared by coagulating soy milk and then pressing the resulting curds into soft white blocks.

Soybean

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Soy milk or soymilk is a plant-based drink produced by soaking and grinding soybeans, boiling the mixture, and filtering out remaining particulates. Soybeans originated in northeastern China and appear to have been domesticated around the 11th century, but its use in soups and beverages are only attested at much later dates.
Traditional unfermented food uses of soybeans include soy milk, from which tofu and tofu skin are made.

Youtiao

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It was already often paired with youtiao, which was dipped into it. The process was industrialized in early Republican China. "Salty" or "savory" soy milk is often combined with chopped pickled mustard greens, dried shrimp, youtiao croutons, chopped spring onions, cilantro, pork floss, and/or shallots, along with vinegar, sesame oil, soy sauce, and/or chili oil.
Youtiao are normally eaten at breakfast as an accompaniment for rice congee, soy milk or regular milk blended with sugar.

Almond milk

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Along with similar vegetable-based "milks", like almond and rice milk, soy milk may be used as a substitute for dairy milk by individuals who are vegan or lactose intolerant.
Sales of almond milk overtook soy milk in the United States in 2013, and by May 2014, it comprised two-thirds of the US plant milk market.

Drink

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Soybeans originated in northeastern China and appear to have been domesticated around the 11th century, but its use in soups and beverages are only attested at much later dates.
The most popular varieties internationally are soy milk, almond milk, rice milk and coconut milk.

Vitasoy

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With Tetra Pak cartons extending its shelf-life, Hong Kong-based Vitasoy reintroduced soy milk to the US market in 1980 and brought it to 20 other countries within a few years.
Vitasoy products were centred on the high-protein soy milk drink that the company first produced.

Plant milk

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In such jurisdictions, the manufacturers of plant milks typically label their products the equivalent of "soy beverage" or "soy drink".
The most popular plant milks are almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk and soy milk.

Okara (food)

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Heating at or near the boiling point is continued for a period of time, 15–20 minutes, followed by the removal of insoluble residues (soy pulp fiber) by filtration.
Okara, soy pulp, or tofu dregs is a pulp consisting of insoluble parts of the soybean that remains after pureed soybeans are filtered in the production of soy milk and tofu.

Milk

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Along with similar vegetable-based "milks", like almond and rice milk, soy milk may be used as a substitute for dairy milk by individuals who are vegan or lactose intolerant. It became a common beverage in Europe and North America in the 21st century, as production techniques were developed to give it taste and consistency more closely resembling dairy milk. Even in China, the desirable sensory qualities are a mouthfeel (smooth but thick), color (off-white), and appearance (creamy) resembling milk.
This definition therefore precludes non-animal products which resemble dairy milk in color and texture, such as almond milk, coconut milk, rice milk, and soy milk.

Rousong

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"Salty" or "savory" soy milk is often combined with chopped pickled mustard greens, dried shrimp, youtiao croutons, chopped spring onions, cilantro, pork floss, and/or shallots, along with vinegar, sesame oil, soy sauce, and/or chili oil.
Rousong is used as a topping for many foods, such as congee, tofu, and savoury soy milk.

Alpro

Alpro similarly began production in Belgium in 1980, quickly becoming Europe's leading producer.
Alpro expanded across Europe and in 2000 built a soy milk plant in Burton Latimer, England.

Kong-guksu

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In Korean cuisine, soy milk is used as the broth for making kongguksu, a cold noodle soup eaten mostly in summer.
Kong-guksu or noodles in cold soybean soup is a seasonal Korean noodle dish served in a cold soy milk broth.

Korean cuisine

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In Korean cuisine, soy milk is used as the broth for making kongguksu, a cold noodle soup eaten mostly in summer.
They are also made into soy milk, which is used as the base for the noodle dish called kongguksu.

Tofu skin

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Tofu skin
During the boiling of soy milk, in an open shallow pan, a film or skin forms on the liquid surface.

Veganism

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Along with similar vegetable-based "milks", like almond and rice milk, soy milk may be used as a substitute for dairy milk by individuals who are vegan or lactose intolerant. In the west, soy milk is found in many vegan and vegetarian food products and can be used as a replacement for cow's milk in many recipes.
In 1956, its vice-president, Leslie Cross, founded the Plantmilk Society; and in 1965, as Plantmilk Ltd and later Plamil Foods, it began production of one of the first widely distributed soy milks in the Western world.

Soy yogurt

Soy milk is also used in making imitation dairy products such as soy yogurt, soy cream, soy kefir and soy-based cheese analogues.
Soy yogurt, also referred to as Soya yogurt, Soygurt or Yofu (a portmanteau of yogurt and tofu), is yogurt prepared with soy milk.

Soy milk maker

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A soy milk maker is a small kitchen appliance which automatically cooks soy milk, a non-dairy beverage made from soy beans.

Lactose intolerance

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Along with similar vegetable-based "milks", like almond and rice milk, soy milk may be used as a substitute for dairy milk by individuals who are vegan or lactose intolerant.
Plant-based "milks" and derivatives such as soy milk, rice milk, almond milk, coconut milk, hazelnut milk, oat milk, hemp milk, macadamia nut milk, and peanut milk are inherently lactose-free.

Chinese cuisine

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In Chinese cuisine, "sweet" soy milk is made by adding cane sugar or simple syrup.
Other products such as soy milk, soy paste, soy oil, and fermented soy sauce are also important in Chinese cooking.

John Harvey Kellogg

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John Harvey Kellogg had been working with what he called "soymilk" at his Battle Creek Sanitarium since 1930, but was similarly compelled to market his acidophilus-enriched beverage as "Soygal" when it began commercial production in 1942.
In addition to developing imitation meats variously made from nuts, grains, and soy, Kellogg also developed the first acidophilus soy milk, which was patented in 1934.

List of soy-based foods

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Soy milk

Milk substitute

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Milk substitute
Soy milk is possibly one of the most popular non-dairy milk products on the shelf.

Vegetarianism

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In the west, soy milk is found in many vegan and vegetarian food products and can be used as a replacement for cow's milk in many recipes.
Products including milk, soy milk and cereal grains may be fortified to provide a source of Vitamin D. For those who do not get adequate sun exposure or food sources, Vitamin D supplementation may be necessary.

China

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Even in China, the desirable sensory qualities are a mouthfeel (smooth but thick), color (off-white), and appearance (creamy) resembling milk.
And the bean products, such as tofu and soy milk, remain as a popular source of protein.

Kefir

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Soy milk is also used in making imitation dairy products such as soy yogurt, soy cream, soy kefir and soy-based cheese analogues.
Kefir grains will also ferment milk substitutes such as soy milk, rice milk, nut milk and coconut milk, as well as other sugary liquids including fruit juice, coconut water, beer wort, and ginger beer.