Category: Taiwanese

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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...

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...

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Tainan Style Noodles

Ta-a noodles, danzi noodles or Tainan Style Noodles is a 130 year old noodle snack that dates back to the late Qing dynasty. Found in Tainan, Taiwan this noodles are usually made with minced pork, prawns, bean sprouts and noodles, also called the “Slack Season Ta-a Noodles” these noodles traditionally...

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Coffin Bread

Coffin Bread, what a name for a food. Well do you know why is it named like such? Well the real deal apparently looks like a coffin. So what is it? Coffin Bread or Guancai Ban is a type of bread bowl where coffin shaped bread is deep fried then...

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Shimu Yu

Shimu Yu or Milkfish Soup is a Southern Taiwanese specialty where milkfish is cooked in a wonderful broth infused with ginger, miso and scallions. Imagine this to be somewhere between pesa and sinigang sa miso, it’s a delicate soup that will surely warm you up. Milkfish for those who haven’t...

41 Delicious New Year Noodle Soup Recipes

41 Delicious New Year Noodle Soup Recipes

In the Philippines we have a tradition every New Year’s Eve that rooted out from superstitions as well as inherited from other countries like China and Spain. Part belief, part tradition we usually follow rules on what and what not to do during this one day of the year from...

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Red Bean Bubble Tea

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Taiwanese Beef Shank Noodle Soup 1

Taiwanese Beef Shank Noodle Soup

The Taiwanese are famous for its beef noodle soup, they are masters in making this dish so if you are planning to travel there in the future then trying this dish must be in your to do list. I guess it’s quite obvious that the first beef noodle soup dish...

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Oyster Omelette

Oyster omelette is a type of Chinese dish made out of eggs and oysters but unlike other omelettes this one has bits of crunchy texture due to the diluted starch added to its ingredients. It very popular in hawker stalls in South East Asian countries like Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong...