Five Spice Tea Eggs, 五香茶葉蛋 with Taiwan's 7-11 taste!

Five Spice Tea Eggs, 五香茶葉蛋 with Taiwan’s 7-11 taste!

Do you like the taste of the ‘tea eggs’ 五香茶葉蛋 they sell in 7-11 convenience stores in Taiwan? Then you must try and make these at home – perfect, delicious and 100% natural ingredients. Joanne was so happy with these eggs and the taste – she also said that our...
Braised pork on rice (Lu Rou Fan) 滷肉飯 Taiwanese style food

Braised pork on rice (Lu Rou Fan) 滷肉飯 Taiwanese style food

This Taiwanese food is steeped very deeply in Taiwanese tradition. A favourite in Taiwan it is quite a simple filling food popular for many years for a healthy, satisfying meal for farming families. Now everyone likes it and it’s popular at countless eateries in Taiwan. This time Joanne has made...
Taiwan Beef Noodles 台灣牛肉麵

Taiwan Beef Noodles 台灣牛肉麵

Taiwanese Beef Noodles 台灣牛肉麵 is probably the most famous Taiwan street food! It is many people’s favourite taste of Taiwan. It’s so beefy and hot it’s perfect for this cold weather, also it’s delicious in hot weather too! Joanne makes this authentic, traditional hot Taiwan food and it tastes like...
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Home made pork floss 自製肉鬆 Taiwan style

Home made pork floss 自製肉鬆 Taiwan style

Pork floss (自製肉鬆) might sound a bit weird to westerners who only know of two other ‘floss’ products; Candy floss and the floss we use for cleaning between teeth. It is of course nearer to candy floss – in that it is a food that has been teased into a collection of tiny fibres. The...
How to make Braised rose chicken 玫瑰油雞

How to make Braised rose chicken 玫瑰油雞

This traditional dish has got ‘rose’ in the name because of the colour of the cooked chicken rather than any rose-flower being in the ingredients. Taiwanese used to use a particular red cooking wine which isn’t available now but this is the same recipe. This old wine would colour the chicken. As Joanne didn’t have...
Home made tapioca pearls for bubble tea, bo-ba tea 自製波霸粉圓

Home made tapioca pearls for bubble tea, bo-ba tea 自製波霸粉圓

Here Kai-Li takes over to make home-made tapioca pearls for bubble tea 自製波霸粉圓 (pearl milk tea, also known as bo-ba tea). This is a very popular item in Taiwan where the famous bubble milk tea is so popular! While its easy to get tea, milk and sugar anywhere in the world, finding these tapioca pearls...
How to make Egg Plant Salad 涼拌茄子

How to make Egg Plant Salad 涼拌茄子

After finding a great collection of egg plants at the market Joanne was inspired to make this ‘salad’. Unlike a salad you might otherwise throw together this recipe requires you to cook your main ingredient – and you can enjoy the whole dish either hot or cold. The egg plants are steamed until tender and...