uncooked soy beans
Any one of: (add to taste)
Any one or combination of:(add to taste)
Pure vanilla extract
Pure Maple extract
(other favorite flavor)
Wash soy beans and remove any stones or other debris.
Place beans in a large bowl and cover with water.
Soak at least twelve hours, turning occassionally.
Discard soak water, rinse and drain soy beans.
In a strong blender or food processor, put 1/2 cup soy beans and 1 cup water, blend or grind to a smooth paste.
Pour/spoon into a medium mixing bowl.
Repeat until all beans are used.
Drape a lint free, non-dyed, sturdy cotton cloth reserved for food use (Muslin or similar fabric) across a separate mixing bowl and place one or two spoonfuls of the paste in the center of the cloth.
Gather corners in one hand, then twist and squeeze as much liquid as possible from the paste into an ample cooking pot.
Repeat until all paste is used.
(the pulp can be used in many different recipes)
Place pot on stove over high heat, add the slice of ginger, and bring to a full boil.
Sweeten and flavor to taste if desired.
Continue to boil for two minutes, stirring often.
Remove from heat, discard the ginger, and let cool.
Place in a coverable container and refrigerate until use (best if used within two or thee days).
(Note – if you like hot or warm soy milk, you may indulge yourself as soon as it is cool enough to drink)