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Mixed Taiwanese Flavours

21/07/2014,28/07/2014

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  • 07/07/2014,14/07/2014

    Delicacies in Hualien's lanes and alleys

    Many who have been to Hualien are attracted by its scenic mountains at the back and sea up front, as well as the leisurely pace of life. Many shops in Hualien thus come together to promote the activity "City of leisure - Hualien",  hoping to let everyone who visit  feel the beauty of slowing down, be it on eating, living or travelling. 

  • 23/06/2014,30/06/2014

    Autumn Crab Hunt

    Crabs are available throughout the year, but autumn is the best season for crabs. As the old saying goes: "Autumn winds rise, crab feet itch; chrysanthemum blossom, hear the crabs come." Lake Yangcheng's hairy crabs are, of course, famous, but in recent years, Taiwan's aquaculture industry has also cultivated hiary crabs of excellent quality. Water quality is key to breeding hairy crabs. 

  • 9/06/2014,16/06/2014

    Spicy Spice-filled cuisine

    What are the four gods of Chinese cuisine?  No lavish shark's fin, ginseng, abalone or maw, but spring onion, ginger, garlic and chilli, which remove fishiness and enhance flavours for the main ingredients in sautéing, cooking, pan-frying and deep-frying. Come to think about it, Chinese cuisine wouldn't work without these "supporting characters" quietly helping out on the side. 

  • 26/05/2014,2/06/2014

    Facets of beef noodles

    Beef noodles. Which Taiwanese dish is famous and delicious enough to walk hand in hand with soup dumplings, with its one Michelin star, to reign over Taiwanese cuisine?  It is, without doubt, beef noodles.  Is your choice of soup Sichuan style, braised, stewed or tomato?  

  • 12/05/2014,19/05/2014

    Liudui Hakka

    Taiwan's second largest ethnic group, the Hakka, consists of over four million people. Have you ever been curious how their name came about?  Apart from Taoyuan, Hsinchu and Miaoli areas in the north, there is also a Hakka settlement in Liudui, Pingtung in the south.  

  • 4/05/2014,11/05/2014

    Sichuan Flavours

    Bright red chilli peppers.  Sicuhan people are not afraid of spiciness, and Sichuan cuisine is famous for its incredible spiciness. It's almost impossible to make without spiciness, thus chilli peppers are essential to Sichuan cuisine. In the hills of Tamsui, there is a king of chilli peppers, who has introduced over 100 kinds of chilli peppers to Taiwan.