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Shaoxing wine, often seen in Chinese cooking. A visit to a Shaoxing wine factory is a culinary adventure of wine-infused food...fragrant Chinese sausage, aroma egg, even ice-cream and mochi !
I love this Matsutake variety...tall and slender as what I dream to be. Do you have room for me, if I confess my mushy love ? I meant, MUSHROOMS.
This organic herb tea of Radix Astragali, Gojiberry and Jujube, treats the deficiency of qi (or energy). Every part of it soothes...including the silky satin tea bag.
Oyster Sauce Chicken Wings...made deluxe at home. How could you resist ? I can't.
Season for Asparagus. Reason for some nutritious and comforting Asparagus and Fish Soup.
U-pick starts May 2008 at Swanton Berry Farm, California. wOOt! 2 weeks from now!
Pasteis de Nata Mosaic, or simply ...irresistible Portuguese egg tarts!
Twisted linguine pockets that sits a calamari ring, shrimp and broccoli
Shrimp Rollie Toasties
Fishball stuffed with meat filling. These chewy Tamsui fishball is made from fish paste that has shark's meat paste mixed in it!
Fried Potato-Swirls-on-a-Stick...how many can you eat?
Nori Shrimps...deep-fried seaweed-coated prawns that are finger-friendly, party-friendly, guest-friendly.
Torn bread pieces with a dollop of peanut butter and pinch of pork floss - I need a better lunch!
Kimchi Pork, wok-in-progress.
While waiting, read the touching link between kimchi and mother's love.
The famous Bak Kut Teh or Pork Rib Tea Soup of Singapore & Malaysia has transformed into a good 'ol bowl of noodle soup!
Chinese millet wine - a staple beverage for the Taiwanese aborigines.
Stewed Bird's Nest with Coconut Milk - the perfect dessert indulgence.
Drink this Chinese black sesame seed soup to nourish your hair.
How about tortoise jelly? Are black food all good?
A famous dessert of steamed milk pudding (+egg whites) that deserves an almost-full-length window showcase - an attraction, or temptation?
"Three-Storey" Tofu. A delightful main course entree of Spinach Tofu with Mushrooms. Learn via these step-by-step instructions.
Chinese New Year is celebrated with festive dishes that symbolize good luck, prosperity, abundance and peace. Here are 4 traditional dishes.
Loofah, Ridge Gourd. A sponge. A vegetable.
Tips + basic recipe.
You get huge packs of kimchi and even Singapore curry. That's Costco in Taiwan where food rules...and masses of people too!
White bittergourd - also known as hybrid white pearl. But this pearl is bitter. Tips to reduce bitterness + recipes.
Okonomiyaki and Monjayaki - Japanese savory pancakes, where Okonomi means "as you like".
Cod Fish Rolls with Asian Pear Strips- extremely easy to prepare; so light, and satisfying to the palates.
Too late to make these for this Christmas ? No worries, there's still New Year, next Christmas, next New Year, next something. You don't have to give an excuse to try these.
Irresistable are these bell-shaped Japanese pancakes...with the aroma from buttery cream custard smell-like-vanilla filling.
Your 2008 New Year resolution is to eat healthy and nutritious. Here are 10 one-dish meal recipes that are quick and easy, healthy and nutritious.
Vanilla Ice-Cream with Deep-Fried Spaghetti Sticks.
In this Taiwan grill eatery, even the dessert takes much pride when its grilled meat takes centerstage.
Boiled Amaranth with Whitebait.
What heaps of tiny fishes.
Cod in Dark Soy and Ginger. Traditional Chinese-style sauce of dark soy and ginger - simple but elegant.
Sweet Wontons filled with Creamy Banana and Peanut Butter- an eruption of wonton-ful surprises.