Pad Thai with Pressed Tofu
If you can find pre-sliced pieces of pressed tofu at the market, all the better. It will save so the trouble of slicing the tofu yourself. Slideshow: More Thai Recipes
When chopping peanuts with a knife, pieces inevitably fly everywhere. To avoid that, smash the peanuts with the back of a chef’s knife instead. Tamarind concentrate and pressed tofu are available at Asian markets and at specialty-food stores.