Category: Taiwanese

The Night Market (Kowloon, Hong Kong) 4

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

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

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

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....

Fried Fish Gua Bao 2

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...

Tainan Style Noodles 1

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...

Coffin Bread 1

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...

Shimu Yu 1

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...