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Pig intestines with sour pickle 酸菜炒大腸

Pig intestines with sour pickle 酸菜炒大腸

Pig intestines with sour pickle 酸菜炒大腸 is a very popular traditional Taiwanese dish. This meal is somewhat spicy and sharp tasting thanks to the chili and pickled sour green vegetables and other spices. However its complemented by the softness of the boiled intestines themselves. This meal has a very special flavour that many Taiwanese away...
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...
Chicken Confit 封雞 braised, delicious and juicy

Chicken Confit 封雞 braised, delicious and juicy

This year we decided to have this as part of our special Chinese New Year meal – Chicken Confit 封雞. This is a good meal for the whole family, it’s a traditional part of the Taiwanese New Year dinner and it looks good on the table too! The ingredients 食材 for 2 people; whole chicken...
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...
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...
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...