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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How to make Taiwanese Style Mango King Prawn 芒果蝦球

How to make Taiwanese Style Mango King Prawn 芒果蝦球

In the markets it seems to be Mango season, they’re big, tasty and at a good price right now. We like mango as a wonderful juicy and tasty fruit but it also goes very well in savoury dishes, the sweet flavour won’t over-power your meat or seafood. We much prefer a sweet and sour mix...
How to make Japanese style pork chop 日式和风猪排

How to make Japanese style pork chop 日式和风猪排

We all love to eat Japanese style pork chop 日式和风猪排 here at the Taiwan Duck house. In Taiwan Japanese cuisine is very popular, the island used to be a Japanese colony about 60 years ago and this is reflected in several aspects of Taiwanese life and culture, and yes of course – food. These Japanese...
Summer Raspberries are here, making jam and smoothies 覆盆子果醬和冰沙

Summer Raspberries are here, making jam and smoothies 覆盆子果醬和冰沙

It seems like raspberries 覆盆子 are getting ripe enough to pick now. We went out to the countryside a couple of days ago and picked quite a lot of beautifully dark red raspberries. Filling a couple of good sized sandwich boxes with the fruits. We have now decided the raspberry is superior to the strawberry...
How to make Taiwanese style spring onion pancakes 蔥油餅

How to make Taiwanese style spring onion pancakes 蔥油餅

Following on from our recipe and video for Shen-Bin 牛肉餡餅 is this Tong-Yo-Bin, which simply means “spring onion, oil pancake”. These pancakes are a great side dish, a bread which in other cuisines might be substituted by nan bread or garlic bread. If you follow Joanne’s method properly you will have a multi-layered flaky pancake...