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How to make Tang Yuen soup 鹹湯圓~冬至 for Winter Solstice

How to make Tang Yuen soup 鹹湯圓~冬至 for Winter Solstice

We just enjoyed a great Winter Solstice meal and a great Christmas meal and we are now getting warmed up for the New Year feast! At this time of year Joanne likes to show viewers a traditional Taiwanese Winter Solstice meal indlding the little sticky rice flour dumplinges called ‘Tang Yuen’. Last year she made...
Hot Fairy-Grass Jelly, Taiwanese Dessert 燒仙草

Hot Fairy-Grass Jelly, Taiwanese Dessert 燒仙草

Here’s a hot sweet street food from Taiwan! Today Joanne made Making Hot Fairy-Grass Jelly Dessert 燒仙草, which is popular in Taiwanese night markets. It’s a hot jelly, a little sweet (as sweet as you like, depends on the sugar you add). Also it’s traditional to get a packet of roasted peanuts when you buy...
Dawn intestines 五更腸旺 , traditional Taiwanese cooking

Dawn intestines 五更腸旺 , traditional Taiwanese cooking

Here is a Taiwanese classic to warm you and your friends as winter draws in. This is a rather spicy stew with a rich sauce. The main three ingredients in it are pork intestines, solidified pigs blood and tofu – of course it’s joined by seasonal vegetables and the usual assortment of Taiwanese favourite sauces...
Taiwanese Gnocchi 麵疙瘩 ugly noodles (mien ge-da)

Taiwanese Gnocchi 麵疙瘩 ugly noodles (mien ge-da)

Here’s a popular home-cooked traditional Taiwanese cuisine. Because of Taiwan’s history and the traditional farmers being short of rice to eat as the ruling white terror KMT commandeered it all they were lucky to enjoy quite a lot of free bags of wheat (bread) flour as some kind of relief. Not really being a bread...
Make your own dumpling pastry 水餃皮 for Chinese dumplings

Make your own dumpling pastry 水餃皮 for Chinese dumplings

Why buy frozen dumpling pastry when it’s easy and cheap – and better – to make your own? Joanne found this pastry to be very easy to use to make Pork Dumplings (jen jeow – sway jeow), Taiwanese street food 台灣口味豬肉水餃. As it was fresh it was soft and easy to shape and didn’t need...
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 kitchen had that smell of...
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...

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