Szechuan Mao Pao Toufu | Only Cookery. Mapo tofu is a popular Chinese dish from Sichuan province. It consists of tofu set in a spicy sauce, typically a thin, oily, and bright red suspension, based on douban and douchi, along with minced meat, traditionally beef. The toufu extremely tender, the overall dish is garlicy, spicy, numbing and extremely flavorful. You have to try it out if you love spicy food! Please join in us and have some fun!