Beef Noodle – One of the Greatest Foods Invented in Human History ❤

Really? Really! Actually I can name quite a few including peanut butter , chocolate, dumpling, and pizza. But beef noodle trumps them all. I remember the first beef noodle experience when I was 6 or 7. Long white noodles in aromatic broth topped with chunky beef and chopped green onion. You can add red hot… Continue reading Beef Noodle – One of the Greatest Foods Invented in Human History ❤

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?

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!