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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...
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....
蒜泥白肉 Pork with garlic and oyster sauce - for mother's day

蒜泥白肉 Pork with garlic and oyster sauce – for mother’s day

This Sunday is the traditional mother’s day in Taiwan. Joanne has thought about what meal would be best for a treat for your mother and decided it is this; 蒜泥白肉 Pork with garlic and oyster sauce – for mother’s day. If you don’t live at home, or you are a mum with kids too small...
How to make Taiwanese style 3 Cup Chicken 台灣風味三杯雞

How to make Taiwanese style 3 Cup Chicken 台灣風味三杯雞

Three cup chicken is one of the most famous Taiwanese recipes there is. Some might say it’s the signature main course of Taiwanese cooking! Joanne has so much experience cooking this to perfection, this is the definitive 3 cup chicken recipe 三杯雞 and method. Don’t follow any other version, choose Taiwan Duck‘s recipe for authentic...
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...
How to make Ginger duck 薑母鴨

How to make Ginger duck 薑母鴨

We managed to get some lovely fresh duck legs on special offer just in time for this dish which is great in the colder weather. Ginger duck 薑母鴨 was requested by Eric Liu and here it is. This meal has a lot in common with Taiwanese Sesame Wine Chicken, so if you like that meal,...