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How to make Tang Yuen soup 鹹湯圓~冬至 for Winter Solstice

How to make Tang Yuen soup 鹹湯圓~冬至 for Winter Solstice

We just enjoyed a great Winter Solstice meal and a great Christmas meal and we are now getting warmed up for the New Year feast! At this time of year Joanne likes to show viewers a traditional Taiwanese Winter Solstice meal indlding the little sticky rice flour dumplinges called ‘Tang Yuen’. Last year she made...
Duck with glass noodles 鴨肉冬粉 soup

Duck with glass noodles 鴨肉冬粉 soup

Perhaps there should be more duck dishes on Taiwan Duck? Well here is a very good Taiwanese Street Food favourite for you – Duck with glass noodles 鴨肉冬粉 soup! The ‘glass’ noodles are green bean noodles which are clear, colourless and transparent – that’s what they get the name ‘glass noodles’. After you’ve eaten the...
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...
Taiwanese beef stew, traditional style 紅燒牛肉,台灣口味

Taiwanese beef stew, traditional style 紅燒牛肉,台灣口味

Taiwanese beef stew, traditional style 紅燒牛肉,台灣口味 is a popular “Taiwanese Street Food”. Most often it is served with thick noodles. Often people also enjoy it with a bowl of rice on the side. Take your pick! Both ways are equally delicious, you could even have boiled potatoes with it too, like people in the west...
Lotus seed, red date and white fungus dessert 紅棗,蓮子,白木耳甜品

Lotus seed, red date and white fungus dessert 紅棗,蓮子,白木耳甜品

This dessert is a very high quality Taiwanese style sweet. Joanne prepared it especially for a friend who will visit tomorrow. So she decided to make a video because it is one of Taiwan’s favourite after dinner treats. The ingredients are comparatively healthy and nutritious for a dessert as it’s mainly vegetable based. The white...
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,...
Taiwan Pig Knuckle 台灣滷豬腳

Taiwan Pig Knuckle 台灣滷豬腳

Taiwan Pig Knuckle 台灣滷豬腳 is one of Taiwan’s favourite recipes and it’s a dish that’s not very easy to find outside of Taiwan. Luckily it is very easy to get good ingredients for this recipe in the UK. If you go to the town or village butcher and ask for a “pork shank” they should...