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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...
Making savoury steamed rice cakes 台灣碗糕 - Taiwan Street Food

Making savoury steamed rice cakes 台灣碗糕 – Taiwan Street Food

This is a famous Taiwanese Street Food which roughly translates to ‘savoury steamed rice cakes’ 台灣碗糕. It’s base is made of rice flour and corn flour mixed together which is heated gently until it becomes a paste. This base is layered in a Chinese bowl with a selection of Taiwanese favourites such as minced pork...
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,...
Braised pork on rice (Lu Rou Fan) 滷肉飯 Taiwanese style food

Braised pork on rice (Lu Rou Fan) 滷肉飯 Taiwanese style food

This Taiwanese food is steeped very deeply in Taiwanese tradition. A favourite in Taiwan it is quite a simple filling food popular for many years for a healthy, satisfying meal for farming families. Now everyone likes it and it’s popular at countless eateries in Taiwan. This time Joanne has made her video in Taiwanese and...
Taiwanese Hamburger, gwa bow, koah-pao 刈包

Taiwanese Hamburger, gwa bow, koah-pao 刈包

Many people have requested a video recipe and ingredients for Taiwanese Hamburger, gwa bow, koah-pao 刈包 and here it is – just for you folks! This is a fantastic and nutritious Taiwan Street Food. Previously we have touched upon this recipe because we prepared the same pork slices to be used in another recipe; How...
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...