Tofu X Donut
Mixed Message Food Mash-up Of The Year! Donuts made with tofu! In the interest of science, I felt it was imperative I step up to answer the burning question: does the healthy tofu part cancel out the evil donut part?
I know I ought to have gone for the plain one – in order to give the tofu its best shot at ruining the donutty part – but I wavered at the last moment and tried the cinnamon.
And the verdict? I have to admit, I couldn’t muster up even the smallest bloom of smugness from eating the cinnamon tofu bomb. I’m sorry to report that even though it was made from the most healthy of health food, that donut was delicious. Tasted like a regular cinnamon cake donut.
Which meant, of course, that the forces of evil sugar and deep frying were probably triumphing over the valiant efforts of the tofu, and I couldn’t eat six of them and call it dinner.
Jonelle Patrick is the author of the Only In Tokyo mystery series, now out for the first time in paperback!