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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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怪味雞 “Funny Smell Chicken”…or perhaps “Unusual Flavor Chicken”…or just “Chicken with a Pungent Aromatic Sauce”

Since we are on the subject of 四川 (Sichuan) and we just covered 紅油 (Hong You)/Red Oil I think this post should be about one of my favorite easy recipes from the region that can also make use of Red … Continue reading

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紅油 Red Oil

四川麻辣紅油 (Si Chuan Ma La Hong You) 紅油 Hong You, literally “Red Oil”, is a necessity for many Sichuan (四川) dishes such as MaPo DouFu. Well maybe not a necessity, but if you are missing it, you are missing out. Hong … Continue reading

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港式蘿蔔糕 and 台式蘿蔔糕 Hong Kong and Taiwanese Radish Cakes

蛇年快樂!!! Just in time for the Lunar New Year a blizzard dumped a couple feet of snow on my little corner of the world. Just as well, it gives me more reason to stay inside and work on a recipe … Continue reading

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台式三杯雞 Taiwanese 3 Cups Chicken

三杯雞 (san bei ji) “3 Cups Chicken” is listed as #32 on CNNGO’s list of “40 Taiwanese Foods We Can Not Live Without”. Obviously the list is in no particular order. For while the dish originates from Jiangxi province (江西) in … Continue reading

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鍋塌豆腐 Breaded Fried Tofu

鍋塌豆腐 (guo ta doufu) “Pot Collapse Tofu” Since I am not sure what the name “pot collapse” means, so I will call it what it is: Breaded Fried Tofu. I believe the dish originally comes from Shandong (others say from Beijing). … Continue reading

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麻醬麵 Sesame Noodles (Taiwan Style)

麻醬麵 (ma jiang mian) Sesame Noodles are among the cheapest, if not the cheapest, noodle dish you can get in Taiwan. Cheap, but really good nonetheless. Taiwanese Sesame Noodles are a little different than the Sichuan style sesame noodles I … Continue reading

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