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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 of Rou-Geng: one that uses sweet potato powder and another that uses …

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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


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


Crispy Shrimp-Stuffed Chicken

[View high resolution image] Crispy Shrimp-Stuffed Chicken adds a twist to the traditional hundred flower chicken dish:  tender chicken is stuffed with shrimp, then deep fried to a crackling


Pickled Mustard with Pork Tripe

This traditional Taiwanese entree contrasts the piquant flavor of pickled Chinese mustard greens with the savory taste of slow-cooked pork tripe. [View high resolution image] Ingredients:

  • 1 cup pork tripe, precooked


Asparagus Feast

[View high resolution image] Fresh asparagus shines in this healthy, make-ahead vegetable entree. Ingredients

  • 1 lb of green asparagus
  • 2 lbs of white asparagus
  • 2 hard boiled eggs, finely chopped
  • Any salad dressing

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