Category Archives: Hakka

傳統油飯 Traditional Taiwanese Sticky Rice

One of my favorite foodstuffs in the world is glutenous rice. The QQ texture is just something I love. Whether it is ground into chewy mochi or in more hearty forms such as zongzi. Lucky for me, and not at … Continue reading

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排骨炆菜頭 Pork Ribs Braised with Radish

Being that the Lunar New Years Celebration is just behind us I should have gotten this recipe out a bit earlier. Considering that it uses one of the auspicious symbols of the New Years, the daikon/white radish. Not to mention … Continue reading

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客家鹹口味粄圓 Hakka Salty Rice Ball Soup

I thought a fitting start to this post would be the video from this years Golden Melody Awards winner for best Hakka Singer; Ayugo Huang (黃連煜) singing Shan Ge Yi Tiao Lu (山歌 一條路), Sán Gó Ìd Tiǎu Lu in Hakka. … Continue reading

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Stir Fried Bamboo Shoots with Pork 竹筍炒肉絲

I am pulling another recipe out of my new Hakka cookbook. Though to be honest the first time I had this rather homely dish was in a Amis aboriginal household. Stir Fried Bamboo Shoots with Pork (竹筍炒肉絲 zhú sǔn chǎo … Continue reading

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Hakka Dried Persimmon Chicken Soup 柿乾燉雞湯

The Hakka (客家, kè jiā in Mandarin or hàg gá in Hakka) are a diaspora that have settled in many places throughout the world. They hail from northern Guangdong Province in China, though it is said they originally came from … Continue reading

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