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100 year old egg rice porridge 皮蛋瘦肉粥

100 year old egg rice porridge 皮蛋瘦肉粥

Here’s an intriguing sounding dish, 100 year old egg rice porridge 皮蛋瘦肉粥. However if you haven’t eaten or heard of these 100 year old or ‘century eggs’ before, don’t worry! That’s just a name for a preserved egg. The ones Joanne used were from Taiwan and preserved by salt, lime and tea, you can read...
How to make Salty Eggs 淹鹹蛋

How to make Salty Eggs 淹鹹蛋

This is a favourite accompaniment to several foods in Taiwan and China. However people usually use salted duck eggs. Here Joanne uses chicken eggs as we won chickens and have lots of eggs for “free”!!! Joanne likes to eat a small amount of this 淹鹹蛋 Salty Egg with rice porridge or also to mix with...
Savoury steamed egg 茶碗蒸 chawanmushi

Savoury steamed egg 茶碗蒸 chawanmushi

Today Joanne made savoury steamed egg 茶碗蒸 chawanmushi which is very popular in Taiwan and Japan. Most of the ingredients come from our garden, except for the seafood! This home made savoury steamed egg 茶碗蒸 chawanmushi is all natural, with not even one drop of oil used to make it. It’s a very good, nutritious,...
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...
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 her video in Taiwanese and...
Rice ball Taiwanese breakfast 紫米飯糰 fan twan

Rice ball Taiwanese breakfast 紫米飯糰 fan twan

Today on Taiwan Duck we have a very popular and traditional Taiwanese street food. It’s one of my favourite three meals of the day – breakfast. Today’s breakfast recipe is for rice ball Taiwanese breakfast 紫米飯糰 – it’s pronounced “fan twan”. We’ve covered Taiwanese breakfasts before, like my favourite dan bin 蛋餅, but today this...
Taiwan Pig Knuckle 台灣滷豬腳

Taiwan Pig Knuckle 台灣滷豬腳

Taiwan Pig Knuckle 台灣滷豬腳 is one of Taiwan’s favourite recipes and it’s a dish that’s not very easy to find outside of Taiwan. Luckily it is very easy to get good ingredients for this recipe in the UK. If you go to the town or village butcher and ask for a “pork shank” they should...