noun Indonesian Cookery.
a fermented soybean cake.

1960–65; < Javanese témpé

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tempeh (ˈtɛmpeɪ)
fermented soya beans
[C20: from Indonesian tempe]

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Tempeh, a soy-based meat replacement with a nutty flavor, can be used in sandwiches and soups.
Tempeh is produced using relatively simple inputs and is a good candidate for livelihood development.
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