Pink Lady, it’s nice meeting you

In late Februar hubby and I went to Wuling Farm to see cherry blossoms. Despite the crapy weather of rain and long bus ride, we did enjoy wandering in the forest of cherry blossoms and had a face-off with baboons. The Wuling cherry blossom trail is 2.5 km long. We saw a good variety of… Continue reading Pink Lady, it’s nice meeting you

Minced Pork Rice, Braised Pork Rice, Lu Rou Fan, or Rou Zao Fan?

In terms of Taiwanese food, the names vary depending on which region you are in Taiwan, but they all mean the same thing – A bowl of steamed rice topped with delicious dark amber colour pork sauce. It is one of the most common street food in Taiwan. There are dozens of recipes online, but… Continue reading Minced Pork Rice, Braised Pork Rice, Lu Rou Fan, or Rou Zao Fan?

What makes stinky tofu stinky?

Well, I’ve been asked this question by my guests very often. For lots of tourist who are visiting Taiwan, stinky tofu is probably the most challenging, most intimidating, and most daring food to try. Simply put, stinky tofu is tofu fermentated in brine. Ha! Is it really stinky? Not really. The deep fry process neutralizes… Continue reading What makes stinky tofu stinky?

Street Light, Night Life

My husband David just launched another photo exhibition in Taipei, and in my opinion this photo series ‘Street Light, Night Life’ really has brought up the true colour of his artistry and the truthfulness of his personality. Originally from UK and currently resides in Taipei, David enjoys everything in the city except for cold, damp… Continue reading Street Light, Night Life

Hotpot! Hotpot!

Hotpot has been a popular choice of meals in Asian food culture. Chinese, Japanese, and Korean love to have hotpot in cold winter days. On the centre of a round dining table, a pot filled with simmering broth, meat, seafood, vegetable, and other ingredients is ready to serve. Around the pot there are vareities of… Continue reading Hotpot! Hotpot!