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
Tag: Taiwanese food
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?
Pick-you-up Cold Noodle
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