Firm tofu has a chunky, soft texture and a neutral flavor that can easily take on others, usually by marinating or coating with spices or herbs. Regularly used in asian cooking, it's no surprise that tofu works well with ingredients from those cuisines. Here, the tofu steak is marinated in garlic, ginger, chili, soy, and sesame. A short time in these and the tofu soaks them up. Giving you a bold vegetarian entree.