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Welcome 2 Taiwan

Join "Welcome 2 Taiwan" as we bring you on an exciting adventure ride to get a taste of travel, food and culture in one of the most diverse destinations in Asia – Taiwan.

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Previous Episodes

  • 4/08/2014,11/08/2014

    Amazing Skill! Bladework Cuisine

    Bladework is a huge leap in progress in human food culture. Not only does it change the shape and size of food and make food more suitable for eating, different bladework also makes food easier to cook, flavour and convenient for handling. It can also beautify the food outlook and stimulate appetite.

  • 21/07/2014,28/07/2014

    Mixed Taiwanese Flavours

    According to statistics, there were 380,000 expatriates in Taiwan in 2009, and many foreigners have opened up restaurants selling their hometown cuisine. This is not only exotic, but also uses ingredients and recipes familiar to them. 

  • 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?