Category : taipei

Recipe :: Crispy Red Roast Pork

24 Feb 2016

If you’ve never heard of or had Crispy Red Roast Pork 酥炸紅燒肉 before, can I just say that you’re missing out on one of the greatest pork dishes everrr. It is crazy delicious, highly addictive, and somewhat unique to Taiwan. A fatty cut of meat, typically pork belly, is first marinated overnight in fermented red yeast rice and other seasonings, before being dusted with tapioca starch, then fried to a crispy golden brown goodness.

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Taipei Travelogue :: Ginger Duck Stew

25 Jan 2016

Taiwanese Ginger Duck Stew

One chilly evening in recent memory, my parents and I sat down on low stools huddling around a pot of Ginger Duck Stew in Taipei. This particular restaurant specializes in the hotpot dish and it’s a crowd favorite during the winter time.

Taiwanese Ginger Duck Stew

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Tainan, A Charming Southern Taiwanese City with Amazing Art and Food

11 Jan 2016

There’s still so much of Taiwan that I have never been to as I normally hang out in Taipei only. One day my friend suggested that we take a trip to Tainan City, a city on Taiwan’s southwest coast. It is the oldest city in the country and also the island’s capital from 1683-1887 under the Qing dynasty. It’s been said that majority of Taiwanese people have ancestry that can be traced back to Tainan origins. She…