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All the spices, herbs and soy sauce I just can’t get enough of!

Cucumber Salad with Sesame Dressing | 麻醬涼拌小黃瓜 (9/5/2017) - A 5-minute salad to use up the cucumbers you find in the farmers market! Nutty, flavorful yet refreshing, a great side dish to noodle or rice dishes.
Easy Homemade Noodles | 簡單手工麵 (10/31/2017) - Noodles is actually a lot easier to make than you might expect. Especially the traditional Asian noodles, there’s usually only 3 ingredients: flour, salt and water. You’ll need about 15 mins to roll these out and the best part is that they freeze well! Make […]
Eggplant Stir-fry with Basil (8/11/2017) - This savory, squishy eggplant dish spiced with lots of garlic and Thai basil is a classic stir-fry in Taiwan.
MALA BEEF NOODLES | 麻辣牛肉乾拌麵 (11/10/2017) - A bowl of spicy noodles mixed with big chunky pieces of beef from TAIWANESE BRAISED TOMATO BEEF NOODLE SOUP. The ingredients are basic and simple, great way to use up your leftover braised beef, and the Szechuan peppers from homemade MALA HOT SAUCE brings this dish together […]
Mala Hot Sauce|秘製淑油麻辣醬 (8/3/2017) - 中文在下面–> This recipe was passed down by my grandpa and probably from grandpa of his. It is quite different from most hot sauces you find in the supermarkets, this sauce gives a tingly feeling in your mouth due to the Szechuan Peppers and it is super […]
Pumpkin Stir-fry with Salted Egg |鹹蛋炒南瓜 (10/9/2017) - It’s sweet, it’s savory, it has a unique flavor but it’s super tasty! Great way to use up those pumpkins that’s everywhere right now. Welcome to fall, Taiwanese style 🙂
San-Bei Chicken 三杯雞 (9/13/2017) - A Taiwanese classic. Savory, flavorful but easy to make. A great main dish to serve with rice! The best part about this recipe is the method can be used for not only chicken but tofu, mushrooms, seafood and if you’re daring, frogs!
Soft Braised Eggs | 超簡單溏心蛋 (11/8/2017) - Do you love soft boiled egg? How about one with tons of flavor? Salty, savory, sweet and flavorful. It is tasty for breakfast, looks unbelievable on a bowl of noodles and a great side dish to any meal. Super simple and easy recipe, but never […]
Taiwanese Braised Tomato Beef Noodle Soup | 番茄紅燒牛肉麵 (11/2/2017) - Beef noodles has become one of the most iconic Taiwanese dishes over the time and a favorite of many Taiwanese. The essence of beef noodles lies in the fragrant soup, soft and tender chunks of beef and bouncy noodles. Braised beef noodle soup is only […]
Taiwanese Pickle Meatloaf | 瓜子肉 (10/18/2017) - With four ingredients and 15 mins, you can create a wonderful savory dish we call the “rice killer”, because it is so good that it will make you eat more!
Taiwanese Soy and Vinegar Pickled Cucumber|臺式醬瓜 (10/16/2017) - A popular pickle recipe in Taiwan, it is fast and simple to make. Salty, crunchy, sweet and slightly sour, Taiwanese love eating these pickles with congee or turn them into a variety of savory dishes. Try this 4-ingredient recipe before the cucumbers are gone!
Toasted White Sesame Paste 自製現磨麻醬 (8/24/2017) - Similar but different than tahini, this paste has a much stronger flavor from the toasted white sesame.
Tomato Scrambled Eggs, Taiwanese Style 台式番茄炒蛋 (9/6/2017) - A sweet and sour dish using ingredients that’s already in the fridge! This is a Taiwanese family favorite since it increases everyone’s appetite(especially kids) and a great side to your lunch box.
Vegetarian Mapo Tofu|蔬食麻婆豆腐 (10/14/2017) - A vegetarian or vegan version of the classic Szechuan dish with all the flavor but none the meat. Even if you’re meat lover, you probably won’t even miss the meat with this recipe! Keep on reading to find out how this famous dish got it’s name!
Vegetarian Radish Cake from Scratch | 自製米漿素食蘿蔔糕 (11/5/2017) - This recipe is unlike most radish(or turnip) cake recipes out there. It brings everything back to the basics, all you need is long grain rice, radishes, carrots(for color), salt and white pepper for seasoning. The flavor of the rice and the radish really shines through, […]
Vietnamese Iced Yogurt Coffee Recipe|越南優格咖啡 (8/16/2017) - Yep, you read it right, Vietnamese yogurt coffee. It sounds weird but it is absolutely amazing. Great for mornings if you don’t have time for breakfast too. :p