The History of Tahu - Tahu, or also usually known as tofu or bean curd is traditional food originating from East and Southeast Asia. It is believed to have been around and consumed for thousand years in China. This food had been brought by Chinese traders to the whole world reaching East Asia, Southeast Asia, and then to the whole world. In Indonesia, this food has come with many varieties specific of a certain city. For example, Kediri is known for its tahu kuning.