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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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溏心蛋 (tang xin dan) Sugar Heart Eggs

糖心蛋 (tang xin dan) Sugar Heart Eggs are are similar to 茶葉蛋 (cha ye dan) tea eggs or 滷蛋 (lu dan) braised eggs. Except with Sugar Heart Eggs the eggs are not boiled until they are completely solid. Giving them an exceptional … Continue reading

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荷包蛋 Pocket Eggs

荷包蛋 (he bao dan), roughly translates to “Pocket Eggs.” Basically they are eggs over easy, served with a quick sauce. Well not quite “over” so much as folded and then fried until the yoke is how you want it. Some … Continue reading

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In Search of Egg and Beans on Toast

Years ago I was asked by a friend who knew I took an interest in English food, if I ever ate ‘egg and beans on toast’. Her mother was British and she grew up eating them and had a certain … Continue reading

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滷雞肫 Braised Gizzards(潮式滷水,萬用滷水)

When in Taiwan I occasionally hear some American expats speak of gizzards and other offal in the snack food street stalls as if one never finds such things in America. It strikes me that maybe back in the U.S. they … Continue reading

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菜脯蛋 Taiwanese Omelette with Dried Radish

菜脯蛋 Cai Fu Dan is a really simple, very traditional Taiwanese 小吃 (xiao chi) “small eats.” It only takes a few minutes and adds a great savory to go along with your congee/rice porridge or as part of lunch. The flavor … Continue reading

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茶葉蛋 Tea Eggs

Tea eggs are one of the all time great snack foods. Ever. While in American convenience stores you can find corn syrup done up in a dizzying array of shapes and colors meant to resemble food, in Taiwan’s convenience stores … Continue reading

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