Category Archives: Taiwan

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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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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Taitung, There and Back Again

OK, only getting this written two months after the fact, but hey I’ve been busy. I seldom seem to take the train directly from Taichung to Taitung, but with little time to spare on this trip there was no stop … Continue reading

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A Day In Central Taiwan

After a another day of business and such in Taipei we headed down to Taichung. With the duel purpose of popping into Tunghai University (東海大學 Dōng hǎi dà xué) Chinese Language Center. Then later in the afternoon heading up to … Continue reading

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Holiday Snaps, Taipei, Part II

After another night of too little sleep and another breakfast of the same old stuff; soy milk (warm not hot, with half sugar), and some assorted eats. We were off to do a little sight seeing before it got too … Continue reading

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