noun Etymology: Javanese témpé Date: 1950 an Asian food prepared by fermenting soybeans with a rhizopus

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  • Tempeh — Tempeh, or tempe in Javanese, is made by a natural culturing and controlled fermentation process that binds soybeans into a cake form. It is especially popular on the island of Java, where it is a staple source of protein. Like tofu, tempeh is… …   Wikipedia

  • Tempeh — auf dem Markt in Jakarta, Indonesien. Tempeh ist ein traditionelles Fermentationsprodukt aus Indonesien, das durch die Beimpfung von gekochten Sojabohnen mit verschiedenen Rhizopus Arten, also mit Hilfe von niederen Schimmelpilzen aus der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tempeh — [tem′pā] n. a cheeselike, high protein food, originally of Indonesia, made of cooked soybeans fermented with a rhizopus fungus and used as a meat substitute, in salads, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Tempeh — Un trozo de tempeh crudo. El Tempeh es un producto alimenticio procedente de la fermentación de la soja que se presenta en forma de pastel. Es un producto originario de Indonesia, donde es muy popular, en especial en la isla de Java, donde se… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tempeh — du tempeh frais sur un marché à Jakarta Le Tempeh est un produit alimentaire à base de soja fermenté, originaire d Indonésie. Sommaire 1 Fabrication …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tempeh — /tem pay/, n. Indonesian Cookery. a fermented soybean cake. [1960 65; < Javanese témpé] * * * …   Universalium

  • tempeh — noun An Indonesian food made from partially cooked fermented soybeans, mixed with a fungus () …   Wiktionary

  • tempeh — n. meat substitute made from cooked soybeans …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tempeh — [ tɛmpeɪ] noun an Indonesian dish consisting of deep fried fermented soya beans. Origin from Indonesian tempe …   English new terms dictionary

  • tempeh — tem·peh …   English syllables

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