~ Tempeh (Ragi Tempeh) Starter Spores is a Great Choice for Soy Fermentation and Making Homemade Tempeh ~
Tempeh soy cakes are a traditional Indonesian food made by fermenting soybeans with a starter culture. Traditional tempeh is a soybean cake that has a rich smoky flavor and aroma, with a firm nutty texture.
Tempeh or TPS is one of Indonesian traditional foods full of protein made by fermenting soybeans with the rhizopus culture mold spores. It is high in nutritional value, providing nutrients such as Protein, Riboflavin, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Copper, and Manganese. It is also low in Cholesterol and Sodium. If you live in Indonesia, you can buy tempeh starter easily. In the USA, buying the starter spores can be a bit difficult; however, to make tempeh is not too hard.
A meatless choice great for vegans or those looking for a healthy probiotic alternative for an animal based diet. Cooks up like 'bacon or steak' when sliced thin and fried. It is recommended not to eat tempeh products raw. Soy should only be consumed after fermentation and not raw. The ragi tempeh spores will break down the soy
into an easy to consume product.
Tempeh Starter spores (Ragi Tempe) are grown on a pure vegetable nutrient (rice).
2 grams(1/2 tsp) of inoculum tempeh / 1 kg(2.2lb) of dry soybeans or
1 teaspoon full of inoculum tempeh / 2.5 kg(5.5lb) dry soybeans or
1 tablespoon full of inoculum tempeh /10 kg(22lb) dry soybeans
Use the cooked TPS cakes as a replacement for meat in many recipes from tacos, hamburgers, and our favorite...the grilled Tempeh Reuben with raw sauerkraut!
This culture is best suited for a person with some culturing experience or know how to make tempeh. However, you can see the complete instructions
under our Making Tempeh Instruction section.
...and see our expanded recipe section Awesome Tempeh Recipes
Note: About the 2012 recall of tempeh starter/PTS... Our Tempeh starter spores are not from the USA based source of the outbreaks and are safe and free of human pathogens.
Makes up to 30+ lbs of finished tempeh.
Product of Indonesia.
#1 selling brand in Indonesia,
these spores are not organic certified
Contains: Rice flour and rhizopus oligosporus spores
Does not contain MSG, additives, or preservatives.
100% Vegan - SOY FREE! Buy tempeh spores and start making great TPS at home.
Net wt: 12 grams
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