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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...
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...
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,...
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...
Baked scallops with cheese 起士焗烤干貝

Baked scallops with cheese 起士焗烤干貝

Baked scallops with cheese and potato 起士焗烤干貝 is a great starter for any meal. Scallops are a really beautiful tasting shellfish and look great on the plate. A single scallop can be a good starter, so it’s a good idea to make one for every guest you expect plus one extra spare – for the...
Taiwanese fried fish cakes 甜不辣-黑輪

Taiwanese fried fish cakes 甜不辣-黑輪

Today Joanne shows you how to make some of the most popular Taiwanese Street Food. In Taiwanese it’s called “O-len” or in Chinese it’s “Tem-bu-ra”. These creations are basically blended fish mixed with flour and spices to make various shapes, which are then fried or cooked in water – or even fried and then cooked...
Shark fin melon soup with ribs 魚翅瓜(冬瓜)排骨湯

Shark fin melon soup with ribs 魚翅瓜(冬瓜)排骨湯

Today Joanne made Shark fin melon soup with ribs 魚翅瓜(冬瓜)排骨湯. A lot of people have been asking for some tranditional Taiwanese soups toe cooked on Taiwan Duck so here we have a good seasonal one. It’s seasonal because the “Shark Fin Melon” variety of marrows are becoming ready to harvest. Our shark fin melon plants...