Category: Taiwanese

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...

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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

Before you start reading this article I would love to announce that Ang Sarap is nominated at Bloggys 2015, the Philippines’ premiere blog awarding event. Who does not want to win the blog of the year? So if you want Ang Sarap to win this voting is now open, just...

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...

Tutuoyu Geng (Spanish Mackerel Soup) 1

Tutuoyu Geng (Spanish Mackerel Soup)

The first time I saw this was in a travel show where they featured Taiwanese street food, I only had a glimpse of how it looks so I googled it and see was its made. After an exhaustive search I only got two reliable leads, one was from the Taiwan...

Glenfield Night Market – A Visual Essay

When I first came here in New Zealand one of the things I missed were the street food scene popular in Asian Countries, the only next best thing during those times were the Mall Food Courts, Queen Street and Sunday Markets but it’s not run at night and don’t have that Asian...

Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup 2

Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup

Beef noodle soup have a lot of variations from the Chinese Braised Beef , Vietnamese Pho, Thai Kuaitiao Nuea Pueay and Dry Beef Noodle Soup to name some. They might all look alike but there are subtle differences between each other and this is because of the availability of ingredients where...

Momo Tea (North Shore, New Zealand) 1

Momo Tea (North Shore, New Zealand)

I am not sure if there are other Bubble Milk Tea Restaurants in Auckland but if you are looking for one the only place that I can suggest is Momo Tea, so far the only place I know here in New Zealand. They are located in at least 4 locations...