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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 Egg Noodles 油麵, Taiwan Style

How to make Egg Noodles 油麵, Taiwan Style

Joanne makes some Taiwanese style noodles. This isn’t a dish on its own but is used as an accompaniment to stews and so on – where it is delicious and works very well. If you prepare the noodles this way rather than simply throw handfuls of noodles into your stew you will be rewarded with...
How to cook Hainanese Chicken Rice 海南雞飯

How to cook Hainanese Chicken Rice 海南雞飯

Here’s a popular street food you find in Taiwan that has its origins in Malaysia. This is a very tasty rice, chicken and vegetables dish which has the bonus of being a particularly healthy food I think. One of the main differences between this an a regular chicken rice ‘bien dang’ in Taiwan is the...
Golden Goose Oil with Crispy Onions 黃金鵝油蔥蘇

Golden Goose Oil with Crispy Onions 黃金鵝油蔥蘇

So you prepared and cooked a whole goose, like Joanne did in the previous recipe. That means you’ve got about a half litre / pint of goose fat left over! What can you do with it all? Well you can use it in roasting and cooking – and you can try using it the Taiwanese...