RECIPE: TAIWANESE THREE CUP CHICKEN 三杯雞

Living in Taiwan has one major perk: FOOD. The abundance of tasty and affordable food is crazy. As a foodie, I would say I am in heaven. Wherever you go, there is something new to try. At almost every street corner there is a tiny stand selling filled pancakes, dumplings or other Taiwanese snacks. Let’s just say, you will definitely not starve in Taiwan. Also, if you consider going on a diet while making a trip to Taiwan: Just don’t.  Even with all the temptation of all the ready-made meals surrounding me, I still enjoy strolling through the supermarket and buying some […]

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RECIPE: TAIWANESE SCALLION PANCAKE 蔥油餅

©nowaddsugar When I was an exchange student at National Taiwan University me and my friends would frequently take the bike to Shi-Da Night Market 師大夜市 and eat our way through the street vendor stands. One of our favorite snacks were the flaky Taiwanese scallion pancakes 蔥油餅 (cong you bing = onion oil pancake) that are also known as 葱抓饼 (cong zhua bing = onion pinched pancake). You just have to love their texture. They are crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Another plus is that they are pretty cheap. Each one costs 20 NT$ (about 66 cents), 25 NT$ […]

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