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Tainan: shrimp rolls

I think most of my readers will know by now that I have a bit of a love affair with Tainan.  Perhaps it is because I remember Tainan from my student days.  Or perhaps it is because my homestay family … Continue reading

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Taiwanese Meatballs in Tainan

Did you know that one of the famous ‘snack foods’ (小吃 — xiao chi) in Taiwan is its meatballs?  I’m talking about Taiwan, not Sweden!  Actually, the meat balls here are a bit different to what you would expect.  They … Continue reading

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Tainan Fish Noodles

You haven’t tried fish noodles (魚麵 – yumian) until you have eaten at the Xia Family Handmade Noodle Shop.  My good friend Amy insisted we try fish noodles when we last visited Tainan.  At first I didn’t quite understand what all … Continue reading

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