Some decades ago, tempeh is often referred to as low-grade food. Now, it can no longer be denied that the tempe become daily food in Indonesia. Generally, the Java community. Tempeh large protein content can replace protein from meat, eggs and fish.
Benefits tempeh is very diverse, ranging from anti-diarrheal to anti-cancer. Tempe's high antioxidants can inhibit the growth of tumors and prevent cancer. Such a glimpse of the nutrient content in tempeh.
No doubt that tempe is authentic Indonesian food. Some ancient Javanese literature mentions that tempe has been in Indonesia since the eighteenth century. The writings is found in the article written by Kraton Surakarta Hadiningrat's relatives Serat Centhini, while soybeans already in Java since the twelfth century.
At this time can not be denied that the tempeh is already belongs to the world. Indeed, tempeh spread to the whole world knows it is not so expansive as beancurd. Know comes from mainland China. This is because the fungus required in tempeh fermentation process. How to make tempeh can be seen in this paper.
(photograph by Emile Seno Aji)