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Tag: Vegetable

Mom’s Special Vegan Dumplings | 家傳純素水餃

Mom’s Special Vegan Dumplings | 家傳純素水餃

Chinese new year is almost here and in my family we have the tradition of eating vegan dumplings when the clock strikes 12 on new years day. My mom is known for her special homemade vegan dumplings. It’s filled with lots of veggies, and she […]

Cabbage Stir-fry with Ham (or Bacon) | 火腿炒高麗菜

Cabbage Stir-fry with Ham (or Bacon) | 火腿炒高麗菜

Cabbage stir-fry with bacon is a popular kid-friendly veggie dish in Taiwan. But since I’ve still got about 3lbs of leftover ham in the fridge from Christmas, I’ve replaced the bacon with ham. It’s fast and easy but full of flavor. Slightly smoky, savory with […]

Crunchy Potato Stir-fry with Vinegar | 醋溜土豆絲

Crunchy Potato Stir-fry with Vinegar | 醋溜土豆絲

Potato stir-fry with vinegar is a very special dish- the crunchy potato strips combined with the sour, almost overpowering vinegar packed with a little heat and topped with freshly grounded Szechuan pepper to give it a little extra kick. It’s a delicious side dish that is enjoyed hot or cold around Taiwan and will change your view on potatoes being soft and mushy.

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Spinach Stir-fry with Garlic | 蒜炒菠菜

Spinach Stir-fry with Garlic | 蒜炒菠菜

Garlic stir-fried veggie is the basic of the basic in Taiwanese/Chinese cooking. Sweet, tender spinach with pungent, flavorful garlic that fills the air with aroma in under ten minutes. In the season that lacks green veggies at the farmers market, there was some gorgeous spinach […]

Farmers Market: Boulder, CO | 農夫市集: 波德,科羅拉多

Farmers Market: Boulder, CO | 農夫市集: 波德,科羅拉多

Farmers market: Boulder, CO has wonderful vegetables, amazing bread, lots of local products and delicious food trucks. Wish I lived there so I could go there every weekend!

How to Grow Mung Bean Sprouts Made Easy

How to Grow Mung Bean Sprouts Made Easy

Growing your own sprouts is super easy, you’ll never need to eat canned sprouts ever again! All you need are mung beans, 2 containers, water and 3~4 days.

(I didn’t even know you could can sprouts)

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Unique Chews – Sweet Potato Leaf 生生不息的地瓜葉

Grow Taiwanese superfood in your garden/balcony! 在家自己種有陽台即可的超級食物! Sweet potatoes are yummy and studies show that it’s got tons of good stuff in it, but have you ever had sweet potato leaves? It is widely consumed here in Taiwan, I hear they are in Africa too, […]