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Windmill: food delivery for new mothers

Did you know that in Taiwan there is a company that delivers specially prepared meals to new mothers daily, rain, hail, typhoon or even Chinese New Year?  And that they tailor all meals for mothers undergoing traditional Chinese postpartum confinement (zuo yuezi), using … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sesame chicken

During the month after childbirth while undergoing postpartum confinement (坐月子 zuo yuezi), Taiwanese women must eat special foods designed to restore their health and encourage lactation.  Several famous dishes feature prominently, with one of the most popular dishes being sesame chicken (麻油雞, … Continue reading

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