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Boiled white chicken in spring onion sauce 蔥油雞

Boiled white chicken in spring onion sauce 蔥油雞

Here is a great Taiwanese dish which is often a favourite take-away street food. You get this boiled white chicken in spring onion sauce 蔥油雞 at many day and night markets and street side stalls. Often people eat it cold but Joanne and I like to eat this hot, especially as we live in chilly...
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...
Little zong zi for Taiwanese Dragon Boat Day 粿粽

Little zong zi for Taiwanese Dragon Boat Day 粿粽

Here is a traditional Taiwanese way to make Zong Zi for Dragon Boat Day! Joanne has previously made regular Zong Zi which are larger than these and use regular gains of cooked sticky rice in the process. These smaller Zong Zi are constructed with the filling enveloped within a dough made up of mostly sticky...