Tag Archives: veg

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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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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Irish Potato Cakes

Well it seems that mid-March is upon us once again and let us shift the focus away from the usual St. Patrick’s Day boiled dinner or boiled bacon for a minute and start the day off right. A little something … Continue reading

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Carrot Pudding (and Hot Pudding Sauce)

Long before there was carrot cake there were steamed carrot pudding (as well as the carrot pie, of course). I have an affinity for steamed puddings and this one is something of a family heirloom that I was meaning to … Continue reading

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Carrot Pie

Sure you probably have had carrot cake, which without the little frosting carrot on top you would be hard pressed to distinguish any carrot in it, but have you ever tried carrot pie? You should, especially if you just bought … Continue reading

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腐乳高麗菜 Cabbage with Furu (Fermented tofu)

腐乳高麗菜 (fu ru gao li cai) I have a habit of searching out recipes that make use of 豆腐乳 (dou fu ru)/fermented bean curd. With a texture and flavor reminiscent of a soft, strong, ripe cheese Furu is generally not eaten straight on … 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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