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Chicken Confit 封雞 braised, delicious and juicy

Chicken Confit 封雞 braised, delicious and juicy

This year we decided to have this as part of our special Chinese New Year meal – Chicken Confit 封雞. This is a good meal for the whole family, it’s a traditional part of the Taiwanese New Year dinner and it looks good on the table too! The ingredients 食材 for 2 people; whole chicken...
Cumin Salt and Pepper Chicken 孜然鹽酥雞 with Gnocchi

Cumin Salt and Pepper Chicken 孜然鹽酥雞 with Gnocchi

Today we had a special guest at Duck house. Diane Lo from Taiwanese food magazine Foodings, called by and cooked some lunch with Joanne using ingredients from Joanne’s garden. Diane is both a writer fro the magazine and also a chef, she studied at Cordon Bleu in London and is now most interested in cake...
炸牛奶 Fried milk, a delicious dessert

炸牛奶 Fried milk, a delicious dessert

Today we have a new dessert recipe for you! A reader wrote to Joanne asking about Fried Milk which was new to Joanne but a bit like a lighter fluffier version of Nien Gow. We actually like this better than Nien Gow now as it’s lighter and fluffy inside while being crispy on the outside....
How to make Ginger duck 薑母鴨

How to make Ginger duck 薑母鴨

We managed to get some lovely fresh duck legs on special offer just in time for this dish which is great in the colder weather. Ginger duck 薑母鴨 was requested by Eric Liu and here it is. This meal has a lot in common with Taiwanese Sesame Wine Chicken, so if you like that meal,...
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 the best beef noodles you’ve...
How to make Taiwanese Chili Seeds Sauce 台式辣椒子醬

How to make Taiwanese Chili Seeds Sauce 台式辣椒子醬

Today on Taiwan Duck we have made a sauce that goes very well with many of our other recipes and many other Taiwanese street foods. Everyone likes a little spice and this Taiwanese Chili Seeds Sauce 台式辣椒子醬 can deliver a little or a lot, depending on how much you use! The special thing about this...
Taiwanese Spicy Beef Jerky 自製台式辣味牛肉乾

Taiwanese Spicy Beef Jerky 自製台式辣味牛肉乾

This is one of Joanne’s favourite snacks. It’s very hard to buy the Taiwanese one here in the UK, so as usual we decided to make our own Taiwanese Spicy Beef Jerky 自製台式辣味牛肉乾. The cooking method or technique isn’t very complicated but there are several stages to change your large joint of beef into spicy, stringy,...