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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 cuisine that even the Taiwanese government’s official website lauds it as …

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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


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


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


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,


Egg Tarts

[View high resolution image] These custard egg tarts are a common fixture at dim sum restaurants across the United States. They originated in Hong Kong in the


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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Golden Sesame Red Bean Puffs

Many traditional and old-fashioned Taiwanese desserts feature sweet potatoes or yams as a main ingredient. In this recipe, we use yam to make the puffs. Deep-frying

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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

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