Category: Taiwanese

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Kai Eatery (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

The first time I tried Taiwanese Breaded Chicken or Ji-Pai was in a Pasar Malam in Malaysia and I was so surprised that the chicken part used in this street food was chicken breast, it was so juicy and tasty, a which is the opposite of what a badly cooked...

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Yu Tea (Waitakere City, New Zealand)

Asian dessert and drink places are getting popular nowadays here in Auckland hence places like Momotea, Meet Fresh, Fresh Cafe, Snow Man and Mellow are always packed with patrons even late at night. We too love places like these, the desserts and drinks match perfectly to our taste preferences. Like...

Taiwanese Sesame Oil Chicken Soup 1 1

Taiwanese Sesame Oil Chicken Soup

Chicken Soup is the stock standard common ailment supplement that moms and grandmothers around the world have been preparing for centuries hence most cuisines have their own version, some popular ones are the American Chicken Noodle Soup, Greek Avgolemono, Jewish Matzo Ball Soup, Chinese Congee, Thai Tom Yum Gai, Vietnamese...

Meet Fresh (North Shore City, New Zealand) 6 0

Meet Fresh (North Shore City, New Zealand)

There are many dessert places here in Auckland, some of them specializes in Asian dessert but I guess there is only one of them that closes at midnight and it’s this place, Meet Fresh. We had visited this place many times already and it is a great hangout for teenagers...

The Night Market (Kowloon, Hong Kong) 4 0

The Night Market (Kowloon, Hong Kong)

In Hong Kong food is easily accessible anywhere, you will never go hungry, everywhere you can find all sorts of food, from the affordable, gourmet or up class it’s all around you. One great example of it is this place in Kowloon Station, the Night Market, with the transport system...

My Kitchen (North Shore City, New Zealand) 1 0

My Kitchen (North Shore City, New Zealand)

I was excited the first time I saw this in Corinthian Drive because this is the one of the least represented Asian cuisine here in New Zealand. Taiwanese cuisine is amazing, it’s like a marriage of Chinese and Western cuisine and its delicious, some great examples are Fried Fish Gua...

Taiwanese Salt and Pepper Chicken (Yan Su Ji) 1 7

Taiwanese Salt and Pepper Chicken (Yan Su Ji)

Taiwanese Salt and Pepper Chicken, Basil Peppercorn Chicken or Yan Su Ji is a type of fried chicken very popular as a street food in Taiwan. Usually found on night markets this dish is one of the must try dishes when you visit Taiwan. Though it might sound just like...

Lu Rou Fan 1 2

Lu Rou Fan

Lu Rou Fan is a type of rice dish made with marinated pork pieces slowly braised in soy sauce then topped with steamed rice. This dish is very popular in Taiwan, in fact it can be more popular than the Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup called Niu Rou Mien, it is...

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The Khan Mongolian BBQ Buffet Restaurant (North Shore City, New Zealand)

I love Mongolian BBQs and was introduced to this dish many years ago back in the Philippines, I love the multiple combinations you can make just by mixing different meat, vegetable, carbs and sauces. No two dish can be the same specially when made by different people the possibilities are endless....

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Fried Fish Gua Bao

Gua Bao or “Taiwanese hamburgers” is such a versatile steamed bun, like most breads you can basically fill it with anything and it would work. Its popular with pork bellies but it is also amazing with pulled pork, fried chicken, pork ribs, tofu and even bacon and egg. Today we will...