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
When I was in Singapore last summer, I had an opportunity to discover more street food in the city, and one of my favs was prawn noodle. A very simple dish with full of flavour.
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 ❤
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?
I wish you well
I wish you well I wish you a good journey A journey that you can hop anywhere at anytime A journey that you can enjoy vanilla scented flowers and marshmallow clouds A journey that you can tap dance and sing with a lovely beret I wish you well
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 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!