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Category Archives: Eating
I am still feeling fat and full after Chinese New Year — even despite the passage of weeks and months. And this year, I had already over-eaten before the main festivities started.
Each year, I make ANZAC cookies in late April. As do many households in Australia and New Zealand.
I was sifting through my piles of cookbooks today, and was inspired to cook Mrs Beeton’s rice pudding.
The April issue of Centered on Taipei magazine is out now, and in this edition there is an ‘Ask Taiwanxifu’ column I wrote on page 13. This column addresses a delicate etiquette issue: People might tell you that ‘it doesn’t matter’, … Continue reading
I have discovered that my favourite things is the sensation of biting into a freshly-made fluffy mantou (饅頭, steamed bun), just as it comes out of the steamer. And Taiwanxifu Preschooler and Toddler agree, with both gulfing down homemade mantou, … Continue reading
Last year I was contacted by a journalist, who wanted to quote me regarding my experiences on zuo yuezi (Chinese postpartum confinement). And finally, I got the result: part of a feature article titled ‘Mums around the world’ in the … Continue reading
One of the things I love best about Taipei is the unexpected and quirky micro-eateries. These are labours of love, places that might be no bigger than a family living room but that create an oasis of calm and space … Continue reading
I am happy to introduce another blog post written by fellow foodie and friend, Maria Tan. I am sure you will love her Christmas Eve discovery, hidden in the backstreets of Taipei. I just love stumbling across unexpected discoveries in the back alleyways … Continue reading
In the movie “Good Morning Vietnam”, Robin Williams’ character and is taken on a trip to eat some local street food. His new friend Tuan cheekily orders fishball soup with a hot chilli sauce. “I didn’t know they had balls,” … Continue reading
Did anyone else in Taipei love the beautiful late Autumn, sunny weather? Perfect for venturing out and about, and for catching up with friends.