It’s always exciting going to a wedding reception – having a blast with the newly weds and enjoying the food and wine. Recently I’ve been to one wedding reception held at Ambassador Hotel in Taipei. The hotel is well-known for its exquisite Cantonese cuisine, including my favourite suckling pig. There were 12 courses, and many… Continue reading Double Happiness
The other day I hosted a food tour with a lovely Dutch couple. We started around 4ish and had a wonderful time visiting different markets and stalls. I’ve found it interesting that people from different parts of the world have different perception towards to taste, a dish, or an ingredient. I can make a comparison… Continue reading Exploring Taipei with Food
The coronavirus really get people’s nerves. Compare to the neighbouring countries, Taiwan has fewer confirmed cases. Because of the SARS experience in the past, people are more attentive to their surrounding in order not to get infected. Amid of the decreasing numbers of international travellers and tourists, it is more relaxing to walk at night… Continue reading Nice walk at night market!
D-Place – It’s a cozy space with homey decor, a comfy zone where you can enjoy gourmet food and wine with friends. This private kitchen made its debut in an old neighbourhood in Taipei on June 22. Featuring modern French style fine dining with Asian twists, the owner/chef Dana simply wants to share her creativity… Continue reading D-Place to Dine
Many Taiwanese people love mala hotpot, and they can have it all year round. One essential ingredient for mala hotpot is duck blood. Oh yes duck blood 🙂 🙂 🙂 Soft and jello-like duck blood cooked in hot and spicy broth until it’s packed with flavour. Duck blood usually is a good indicator to determine… Continue reading Duck Blood – The beginning and the final touch
Szechuan red oil wonton, aka “Hong Yo Chao Shou”, is originated from Szechuan province of China, where it is well known for its rich and bold, pungent and spicy favour from lavish use of chilli, garlic, and szechuan peppercorn. Sounds hot and spicy? Oh yeah! I love hot and spicy food, and yes I very… Continue reading Szechuan Red Oil Wonton
I love noodles. I love noodles because of its diversify. You can have it hot or cold, with or without soup. You can have it at anytime of the day, and you can even get cup noodle at any 7-11. It’s a gorgeous sunny day. After running some errands I decided to have cold noodle… Continue reading Pick-you-up Cold Noodle
You might have eaten this dish in a Dim Sum restaurant. Hot and juicy steamed pork spare ribs with fermented bean sauce in bamboo steamers, nicely stacked in a trolly cart, served to your table by a waiter or waitress. You are eating the food with a pot of hot jasmine or oolong tea, chatting… Continue reading My comfie moment