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Crispy kimchi pork rice 泡菜鍋巴飯 Taiwanese style

Crispy kimchi pork rice 泡菜鍋巴飯 Taiwanese style

People in Taiwan enjoy lots of fusion food from our neighbours in Japan, China and Korea. So here we want to show you one of Mark’s favourite meals which is served in many ‘New Cafe’ style eateries around Taiwan. It is traditionally served in a hot stone bowl which has been in a very hot...
White chicken in spicy sauce 口水雞 (椒麻雞) Taiwan style

White chicken in spicy sauce 口水雞 (椒麻雞) Taiwan style

A few days ago we made Taiwanese boiled white chicken with spring onion sauce 蔥油雞. This is a very popular dish in Taiwan street food and day markets, so convenient and can be eaten, as prepared hot or refrigerated and eaten cold. Using the same base of boiled chicken Joanne also makes a spicy alternative...
Salt and pepper crispy fried Tofu 椒鹽脆豆腐 vegetarian

Salt and pepper crispy fried Tofu 椒鹽脆豆腐 vegetarian

You know cooking a main ingredient in salt-n-pepper style is one of the favourite ways to make a dish here in Taiwan Duck’s house. We have previously made salt n pepper pork and salt n pepper squid. However this one is just as good and it is even better if you are vegetarian or have...
Taiwanese Fried Chicken in Plum Sauce 梅汁雞柳

Taiwanese Fried Chicken in Plum Sauce 梅汁雞柳

This Taiwanese Fried Chicken in Plum Sauce 梅汁雞柳 is a dinner and lunch favourite in Taiwan. I think it is the meal that Sweet and Sour Chicken SHOULD be! If the extremes of sourness and sweetness of that dish turn you off this more subtle, yet distinctive meal might be perfect for a new taste...
Cold cucumber mix 涼伴黃瓜, a Taiwanese starter or side dish

Cold cucumber mix 涼伴黃瓜, a Taiwanese starter or side dish

You will find this dish at many homes, markets and restaurants in Taiwan. This cold cucumber mix 涼伴黃瓜 Taiwan style is used often as either a starter or as a side dish with the main meal. Right now cucumbers are in season and its pretty hot in summer so its good to make use of...
How to make sun dried radish (mooli, robo gan) 曬蘿蔔乾 (曝菜圃)

How to make sun dried radish (mooli, robo gan) 曬蘿蔔乾 (曝菜圃)

Sun dried mooli (Chinese radish, daikon) is a traditional ingredient in many Taiwanese meals and street food. It might not be that easy to buy from the supermarket, depending upon where you live – however buying fresh mooli (Chinese radish, daikon), or even growing your own is possible. Joanne makes this Taiwanese style which is...
How to cook steamed salty egg and pork mince 鹹蛋蒸肉 Taiwan style

How to cook steamed salty egg and pork mince 鹹蛋蒸肉 Taiwan style

Here is a delicious centrepiece for any meal! Steamed salty egg and pork mince 鹹蛋蒸肉 Taiwan style is something that my mother used to cook only occassionaly, when my old uncle came to visit. It’s not that it was especially his favourite but the soft texture of the mince, and finely chopped vegetables, topped with...