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Taiwanese-Style Steamed Pork Buns

[View high resolution image] You might be familiar with these buns because they resemble char siu bao, the grab-and-go barbecue pork bun that is a Chinese street food staple. This version of the pork bun has more in common with …

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Taiwanese-Style Seafood Noodle Soup

[View high resolution image] Whenever I return home from a trip, especially during the winter, I am always looking forward to eating something delicious and piping hot,


Seafood Bisque

[View high resolution image] Seafood is an integral part of Taiwanese cuisine. This recipe for a slow-simmered savory seafood stew brings together fresh calamari, shrimp and scallop. Ingredients

  • 20 shrimp,


Stewed Pork Hock

[View high resolution image] Pork is stewed slowly for hours in sweet, tangy juices to enhance the flavor and tenderize the meat in this traditional Taiwanese entree,


Pork Dumplings

[View high resolution image] Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 ½ lb cabbage, finely chopped
  • 4 stalks green onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. ginger root, minced
  • 1 package dumpling wrappers (approximately 45 pieces)

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Seasoned Pumpkin

Halloween is not celebrated in Taiwan, but the pumpkin is nevertheless a popular seasonal ingredient. In this recipe, pumpkin is steamed and then seasoned with plum powder. [View


Seaweed Shrimp Rolls

This dish introduces cooked seafood, a staple of Taiwanese dishes, to the sushi roll.

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  • 1 lb ground pork or chicken
  • 15 pieces shrimp, chopped


Spiced Bean Curd

Vegetarians and meat-lovers alike may be surprised by this bean curd dish, which infuses plain baked tofu with barbecue flavor and Taiwanese spices. Bean curd is another name for tofu,


Salted Duck

Salted duck differs from roasted duck; it has a lighter taste and is less greasy. The slight flavor of salt brings out the flavor of the duck in


Hot Pot Chicken

The dish is made by simmering chunks of chicken in wine, soy sauce and herbs until the meat is flavorful and tender. Of the ingredients in this

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