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"I just love Chinese food. My favourite dish is number 27."
– Clement Atlee, former British Prime Minister
Cold Noodle Salad 台式涼麵 (tái shì 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 (dong-1 po-1 rou-4) Hangzhou's
trademark dish. To eat dongpo pork is to begin to understand the role
of fat in making meat taste good.
Fried Tofu炸豆腐 (zha-4 dou-4 fu-3)
Great as a snack or as part of a meal.
Fish清蒸魚 (qing-1 zheng-1 yu-2) A really simple
dish that requires only the most basic arsenal of Chinese ingredients.
Cucumber Salad 涼拌黃瓜 (liáng bàn huáng guā) A lightly pickled
salad commonly served in Taiwan as a zesty appetiser.
and Sour Soup酸辣湯 (suan-1
la-4 tang-1) This is a hearty, chunky Taiwanese version of the soup
that can be found in Chinese restaurants worldwide.
People tend to pigeonhole the wok as an instrument of stir frying. It seems to have been developed specifically for that use; that is the job it does to perfection. Yet this uniquely shaped cooking pot handles at least adequately: frying, deep frying, braising, stewing, boiling, smoking steaming, and soup making, though it is not used as a rice cooker … more