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Taiwanese Vegetarian Lemon Gelatin Dessert 檸檬愛玉

Taiwanese Vegetarian Lemon Gelatin Dessert 檸檬愛玉

Here is a great cold and fresh Taiwanese Vegetarian Lemon Gelatin Dessert 檸檬愛玉(Aye-Ooe) for summer! It’s a popular Street Food in Taiwan, especially in the hotter months. If you don’t know this dish already and you like Lemon Jelly in the west you won’t find that this tastes very different – except its fresher, 100%...
Baking English Scones 手工司康

Baking English Scones 手工司康

Today I have a new recipe for you but it’s not Taiwanese! Sorry… But my great friend Kitty (originally from Tainan) visited me and brought these delicious ‘cakes’ one day, so I thought it would be great if she could be in one of my videos and share her recipe, ingredients and cooking method with...
Sticky rice balls 搓湯圓~冬至 for Winter Solstice

Sticky rice balls 搓湯圓~冬至 for Winter Solstice

Here’s a special dessert Joanne has made for Winter Solstice Festival – or any time! Sticky rice balls 搓湯圓~冬至 for Winter Solstice. We have made Tang Yuen for Lantern Day 元宵節,湯圓 before, which were filled with delicious things like coconut and peanut powder but these are ‘plain’ ones. However these are very ‘juicy’ or moist...
Hot Toffee Sweet Potato 拔絲地瓜 - Taiwanese dessert

Hot Toffee Sweet Potato 拔絲地瓜 – Taiwanese dessert

Here is a nice sweet/dessert that is very popular in Taiwan. Sometimes you will receive this for free at the end of a meal if you are lucky and in the right restaurant. We have called it “Hot Toffee Sweet Potato” in English or 拔絲地瓜 in Chinese- Taiwanese dessert. If you like the idea of...
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...
炸牛奶 Fried milk, a delicious dessert

炸牛奶 Fried milk, a delicious dessert

Today we have a new dessert recipe for you! A reader wrote to Joanne asking about Fried Milk which was new to Joanne but a bit like a lighter fluffier version of Nien Gow. We actually like this better than Nien Gow now as it’s lighter and fluffy inside while being crispy on the outside....
Sweet and sour pickled chili 糖醋醃辣椒

Sweet and sour pickled chili 糖醋醃辣椒

We had run out of one of our favourite pickle accompaniments; Sweet and sour pickled chili 糖醋醃辣椒. So Joanne decided to make up a new bottle or two of these delicious sweet and sour and spicy pickles. She chose a combination of both green and red chillies offering slightly different tastes and heat intensities to...