Double Happiness

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

Nice walk at night market!

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!

Duck Blood – The beginning and the final touch

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

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