Dried Textured Protein
Vegetarian and vegan mock meats are now available at Burwood Highway Asian Grocery. Also known as alternative meat or meat analogue, Mock Meats is made using vegetarian ingredients like Soy protein and Taro. Organic Tempeh (Fermented Soy Bean) is also available at the vegetarian section at Burwood Highway Asian Grocery. Here is a short article describing how mock meats are made.
Mock meat products come in several different forms: frozen, dried, packets, and dried. Mostly produced in Taiwan and Malaysia, and some in Australia, the food standard for vegetarian mock meat is pretty high.
Some guide to preparation:
To hydrate the dried protein, add 1 cup of boiling water to 3/4 to 1 cup of textured protein and leave it for 10 minutes. Then use the hydrated protein like how you use meat cutlets.