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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, which is made from pressed, curdled soy milk. Chinese tofu is more …

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Stuffed Cucumbers

This dish brings together fresh cucumber slices and savory meat stuffing, a combination that will be familiar to fans of Chinese and Thai food who have also encountered the

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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

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Taiwanese-Style Siu Mai

If you have ever enjoyed a traditional Chinese dim sum meal, you probably had an opportunity to try Siu Mai, the hearty, open-faced pork dumplings that come in

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Taiwanese-Style Crispy Fried Chops

Long before Kentucky Fried Chicken took Southern food national in America, the Taiwanese served up crispy fried pork chops as the ultimate comfort food. This

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Langostino Dragon Fruit Salad

This quick-prep dish is an easy way to introduce both exotic seafood and Taiwanese fruit to the dinner table. It features the meat of the squat lobster or

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Hakka-Style Bacon

The Hakka are an ethnic group from the southeastern Chinese provinces. Many people in Taiwan (including my brother-in-law) are members of this group and speak

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Seafood-Udon Salad

This recipe brings together fresh seafood, a culinary fixture of Taiwan, and thick, juicy Japanese udon noodles. Ingredients:

  • 20 pieces medium-large shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 2 pieces calamari steak, cut into strips
  • 1

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Cranberry-Chicken Salad Delight

Cranberries go hand in hand with turkey at Thanksgiving, but my children really seem to love cranberries and enjoy dried cranberries as a snack throughout the year. I

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Stir-Fried Shrimp with Eggs

Seafood often takes the spotlight in Taiwanese cuisine, since the coast is never far from any spot on the island. Taiwanese stir fried dishes are light and mild

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