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Three-Cup Chicken and King Mushroom, Recipe

< Instruments > You need a wok with a lid A stainless steel spatula < Ingredients > Half a chicken cut ups 2 large King Mushrooms Sliced ginger (about 10 slices) a handful Nine Layer herbs (or basils) Half a bowl sesame...

Golden Sweet Potato Fries

Want to enjoy some sweet potato fries Taiwanese style? Check out this recipe by our Editor in Chief Zoe Hsiao. 1. Clean the sweet potatoes very well, use a sponge to clean the skin. 2. Cut up, 5 cm long, 2 cm thick 3. Heat cooking oil in a pot in medium h...

What is Our Comfort Food for the Storm?

  https://vine.co/v/eQuQraYTJXI When we've been tossed and whipped like that in this sort of harsh weather. All we want to do when we get back into the house is get dry and get some food. As soon as the meal is served, who cares why we were out ther...

How Is Panko Different from Breadcrumbs?

Panko breaded food is a popular food in Taiwan and here is an article on differentiating between panko and breadcrumbs. Also panko shouldn't be confused with fried chicken which is also a popular item in Taiwan. The biggest difference between panko and standa...

There’s a lot to learn from these small restaurants

There's a lot to learn from these small restaurants.  Like this one I was dining at, they have been opened since around 1990.  Not sure exactly when.  But ever since I remembered having dinned at this restaurant across from my old home, they were there.  Today...

Seafood Fried Rice with Fish Ball Soup

So here's the combo that serves as a meal.  I made this at home and liked it a lot.  It's fried rice as the main dish paired with fish ball soup on the side.  I grew up in Taiwan but I've never understood why people like to "drink" soup with their meal, main d...

Making Pizza from Scratch, Unconventional Alternative

I don't have a conventional oven.  I want some pizzas.  I don't really like the pizzas I could find outside.  So I think I'll do it myself.  Here I combine two cookeries, one is a frying pan and the other one is a toaster oven, the two things I have nicely and...

Homemade Cooking Oil from Chickens

We could either say the alert from impure oil that was claimed good in quality that happened a while ago, so consumers in Taiwan began looking for ways to make their own cooking oils at home from sources they get easily from their grocery.  Or we could say it'...

Ferns, New Dishes on Dining Table

nest ferns vegetable ferns                   These are some beautiful vegetation, nest ferns and vegetable ferns. Yeah, I think most cultures don't serve ferns on their dining tabl...

Oyster Taro Rice Soup, Recipe

Ingredients: ground pork purple onion heads, chopped  (or purple onions, chopped) raw oyster (run through under water for cleaning) raw taro in medium cubes cooked brown rice (or white rice) Taiwanese celery, chopped ratio for ingredients oyster ...