QUOTE "Well, a full belly conquers all."
– From the film Saving Face
Fish 清蒸魚 (qīngzhēng yú) A really simple dish that requires only the most basic arsenal of Chinese ingredients.
Cold Noodle Salad 台式涼麵 (táishì liàng miàn) Taiwan has many refreshing drinks, snacks and appetisers to keep you cool in summer, but actual cold meals are hard to find, so you can count this easy noodle salad with a tangy sesame dressing as a rarity.
Pork 東坡肉 (dōng pō ròu) Hangzhou's trademark dish. To eat dongpo pork is to begin to understand the role of fat in making meat taste good.
Dumplings in Bamboo Leaves) 粽子 (zòngzi) A traditional Taiwanese recipe
eaten during the Dragon Boat Festival.
and Sour Soup酸辣湯 (suān làtāng) This is a hearty, chunky Taiwanese version of the soup that can be found in Chinese restaurants worldwide.
Cucumber Salad 涼拌黃瓜 (liángbàn huángguā) A lightly pickled salad commonly served in Taiwan as a zesty appetiser.
The dried bark of the cassia tree (Cinnamomum cassia) is one of the ingredients of five spice powder. Cassia is related to and similar to the better known cinnamon, a native of Sri Lanka. An alternative name for cassia, Bastard Cinnamon … more