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Sesame and peanut paste noodles 麻醬麵

Sesame and peanut paste noodles 麻醬麵

Here is a currently very popular Taiwanese noodle recipe. Its called Sesame and peanut paste noodles 麻醬麵. These noodles can provide a very tasty vegetarian option as a side dish or you can make it into a main with the addition of some cooked gammon slices like I did. The sesame-peanut sauce which you make...
Pig intestines with sour pickle 酸菜炒大腸

Pig intestines with sour pickle 酸菜炒大腸

Pig intestines with sour pickle 酸菜炒大腸 is a very popular traditional Taiwanese dish. This meal is somewhat spicy and sharp tasting thanks to the chili and pickled sour green vegetables and other spices. However its complemented by the softness of the boiled intestines themselves. This meal has a very special flavour that many Taiwanese away...
King prawns sticky rice 紅蝦米糕

King prawns sticky rice 紅蝦米糕

King prawns sticky rice 紅蝦米糕 is another very traditional Taiwanese New Year dish. Why not have it alongside the 封雞 Confit Chicken we cooked last time? If you like the taste of the sea this rice will be very appealing for you and your family. I’ve made it not too heavy because of all the...
Ants climbing the tree 螞蟻上樹

Ants climbing the tree 螞蟻上樹

Ants climbing the tree 螞蟻上樹, what a great name for a dish! This is a famous Taiwanese street food and it’s a pretty healthy one. Ants climbing the tree 螞蟻上樹 is based upon green bean noodles and a handful of pork mince with a nice spicy edge to it and lots of good oniony flavour....
Cooking salt and pepper deep fried oysters 台灣蚵仔酥

Cooking salt and pepper deep fried oysters 台灣蚵仔酥

Salt and pepper deep fried oysters 台灣蚵仔酥 is a great Taiwanese dish for a starter, snack or main course! Oysters are a popular food in the island nation of Taiwan and this is a traditional Taiwanese street food. This dish is packed with flavour and you should make sure you eat them hot. The juicy...
Hot Toffee Sweet Potato 拔絲地瓜 - Taiwanese dessert

Hot Toffee Sweet Potato 拔絲地瓜 – Taiwanese dessert

Here is a nice sweet/dessert that is very popular in Taiwan. Sometimes you will receive this for free at the end of a meal if you are lucky and in the right restaurant. We have called it “Hot Toffee Sweet Potato” in English or 拔絲地瓜 in Chinese- Taiwanese dessert. If you like the idea of...
Stir fried bamboo shoots with sliced pork 竹筍炒肉絲

Stir fried bamboo shoots with sliced pork 竹筍炒肉絲

Bamboo in Taiwan is very good quality and a popular ingredient. I recently returned from Taiwan and brought back some ‘Tang Shun’ bamboo which has been boiled and saved in the fridge. When I went back to Taiwan everyone made lots of bamboo dishes for me with this kind of bamboo – they know it’s...