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Taiwanese Bento Recipe
Sweet, tangy, with a hint of spice, this pineapple and shrimp fried rice is great for summer lunch and so easy to make! Before I moved to the US, I never understand why in many literature, summer night…
Ever since I bought a pack of Meigan cai, or pickled Chinese mustard, I feel the urge of making braised pork whenever I see meigan cai. I guess this stuff is addictive! Meigan cai is dried and pickled…
I try to have as many vegetable as possible in my bento, thus I’m actively searching for different seasonings to create new flavors in my vegetable dishes. Recently I’m exploring various Taiwanese pickles from Asian grocery stores. When…
My ultimate comfort food is Taiwanese braised pork. Whenever I open the cover of a pot of Taiwanese braised pork, for a moment I almost feel that I’m in the lively wet market in Taipei, enjoying hot and…
Have you ever seen sunrise in the mountains? Today’s bento is inspired by the beautiful scene of sunrise in Jade mountain, the highest mountain in Taiwan. At first, the mountains are still dark and purple. Only the snow-capped…
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