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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...
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...
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...
Pan fried whole sea bream 如何漂亮煎魚不脫皮 Taiwan style

Pan fried whole sea bream 如何漂亮煎魚不脫皮 Taiwan style

In Taiwan people love to eat seafood and of course regular fish is the favourite of most people. Sea Bream is always a good choice and luckily it is also easy to find here in the UK. So today Joanne has prepared the simple buy delicious Pan fried whole sea bream 如何漂亮煎魚不脫皮 Taiwan style. If...
Twice cooked pork 回鍋肉 Taiwanese style

Twice cooked pork 回鍋肉 Taiwanese style

Today we made a famous dish called Twice Cooked Pork 回鍋肉 Taiwanese style. The spicy taste is mainly from a spicy yellow bean paste which I hope you can get from your local Chinese supermarket if you don’t have it already. The first cooking of the pork is by boiling in a pan of water,...