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Ming’s Mantou

Steamed buns, known also as mantou (饅頭), are a popular breakfast staple in Taiwan. This version of the mantou pairs traditional mantou with a hand-crafted bread blossom centerpiece. Ingredients Flour 250 g Milk 130-140 ml Yeast 3g Sugar 30g Salt  …

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Traditional Pork Pottage (Rou-Geng)

Pork pottage, known also as Rou-Geng, is a traditional Taiwanese delicacy that can often be found at Taiwanese night markets or daytime bazaars. Usually there are two versions


Stewed Chicken with Sesame Oil

This tender bone-in chicken dish, stewed in a pungent mixture of wine and black sesame oil, pays homage to one of the dishes commonly prepared for new mothers


Shrimp with Mango

This dish brings together two of the island's most popular offerings: mango fruit and fresh seafood in the form of wok-seared shrimp. The mango is such a staple of


Taiwanese-Style Fried Chicken

Taiwanese fried chicken is a crisp, spicy and juicy meat that is featured in restaurants as well as sold at street food stalls all around Taiwan.  The island's


Beef Stew Noodle Soup (Niu Rou Mian)

Much as beef stew is the comfort food of Americans and Europeans, beef stew noodle soup is the comfort food of the Taiwanese. Though variations on the dish may


Bean Curd with Stewed King Trumpet Mushrooms and Mango

In this recipe, tender pieces of king trumpet mushroom and bean curd are cooked slowly in a tangy, sweet-savory sauce and served with mango. [View high resolution


Bean Curd-Seaweed Rolls

Steamed bean curd rolls are a uniquely Taiwanese take on the ubiquitous Japanese sushi roll. Ingredients


Homemade Cold Noodles

This make-ahead recipe for cold noodles with a la carte toppings is great for parties and impromptu gatherings of friends. [View high resolution image] Ingredients Sauce:

  • 8 cloves garlic, peeled
  • ½


Taiwanese Spring Rolls

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  • 1 lb bean sprouts
  • 1 lb cabbage, cut into strips
  • 2 square pieces of baked bean curd, cut into thin, fine strips
  • 1/2 lb snow peas, cut

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