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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...
Crispy kimchi pork rice 泡菜鍋巴飯 Taiwanese style

Crispy kimchi pork rice 泡菜鍋巴飯 Taiwanese style

People in Taiwan enjoy lots of fusion food from our neighbours in Japan, China and Korea. So here we want to show you one of Mark’s favourite meals which is served in many ‘New Cafe’ style eateries around Taiwan. It is traditionally served in a hot stone bowl which has been in a very hot...
How to cook steamed salty egg and pork mince 鹹蛋蒸肉 Taiwan style

How to cook steamed salty egg and pork mince 鹹蛋蒸肉 Taiwan style

Here is a delicious centrepiece for any meal! Steamed salty egg and pork mince 鹹蛋蒸肉 Taiwan style is something that my mother used to cook only occassionaly, when my old uncle came to visit. It’s not that it was especially his favourite but the soft texture of the mince, and finely chopped vegetables, topped with...
Little zong zi for Taiwanese Dragon Boat Day 粿粽

Little zong zi for Taiwanese Dragon Boat Day 粿粽

Here is a traditional Taiwanese way to make Zong Zi for Dragon Boat Day! Joanne has previously made regular Zong Zi which are larger than these and use regular gains of cooked sticky rice in the process. These smaller Zong Zi are constructed with the filling enveloped within a dough made up of mostly sticky...
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...
Braised Pork Shank 紅燒蹄膀

Braised Pork Shank 紅燒蹄膀

Braised Pork Shank 紅燒蹄膀 is another traditional Taiwanese New Year dish for you – or enjoy it any time of year! It’s a common main course in Taiwan. Many big occasion meals include this dish as it is quite eye-catching on your table. In this lunar new year most families will have this meal because...