Category Archives: Recipes

肉燥飯 Stewed Pork Rice

I stayed up late to watch Taiwan’s Presidential Inauguration a couple weeks back and I was admittedly swept up in emotion of the event. So I thought I should pay tribute to Taiwan by sharing a simple recipe for one … Continue reading

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開陽白菜 Chinese Cabbage with Dried Shrimp

Recently I was looking through my beginners Chinese textbook from Tunghai University in Taichung. I was doing a little reviewing on account that over the past couple years I have had little regular practice conversing in Mandarin and therefor last … Continue reading

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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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炸豆渣塊

炸豆渣塊 (zhà dòu zhā kuài) I guess you could call them “Vegetarian Nuggets.” Literally it translates as “deep fried soybean dregs pieces,” so that is might not be the best name for them. Basically when you make soy milk or … Continue reading

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蘿蔔燒肉 Braised Pork and Daikon Radish

It has been a while since I had time to post a recipe so I thought I would start with a very simple one. A home style version of 蘿蔔燒肉 (luó bo shāo ròu), braised pork and daikon radish. A … Continue reading

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薑絲麻油蛋 Eggs Fried In Sesame Oil With Ginger

薑絲麻油蛋 (Jiāng sī má yóu dàn) is about as simple a recipe as a recipe can get. After all it is just a slightly fancied up fried egg. It is quick and easy, which means it meets my requirements for … 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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