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5 Types Of Mandarin Oranges For Chinese New Year

Know more about the fruit that you will be exchanging during the upcoming slate of festive home visits.

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Technique Thursday: Chinese-style Smoking

Smoking heated tea leaves or wood shavings imparts colour, aroma and fragrance to ingredients and is one of the techniques of Chinese cuisine.

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Recipe: Prawn Cocktail With Marie Rose Sauce

Zach Elliott-Crenn’s take on a classic prawn cocktail with 1970s throwback Marie Rose sauce will bring a fun dose of nostalgia to any potluck party.

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Clever Ways With Christmas Leftovers

Here are ways and recipes to recycle the remnants of your festive feast.

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Ingredient: Dried Mandarin Peel

Naturally fragrant dried mandarin peel is a great addition to a slew of dishes and medicines in traditional Cantonese dishes.

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Recipe: Momofuku Noodle Bar’s Shiitake Buns

David Chang shares his recipe for the popular and addictive dish from his first restaurant.

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Technique Thursday: Taiwanese Ban Jian Zhu

This hybrid cooking technique of pan-frying then simmering is often used in Taiwanese cuisine to give fish a textured appeal.

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Kitchen Language: What Is A Bouquet Garni?

This little herb packet adds flavourful French flair to stews, stocks and sauces.

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7 Things To Know About Kiwi

The fruit, not the bird.

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Explore These 8 Farmers' Markets In Taipei By Metro

Thinking about things to do this weekend? Check out these conveniently located farmers' markets to get fresh produce.

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6 Most Common Varieties Of Edible Seaweed

These vegetables of the sea are tasty, versatile and packed with nutrients.

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Recipe: Naturally-dyed Easter Eggs And 5 Ways To Decorate Them

This Easter, have fun with the children and colour your Easter eggs with a pretty and natural twist.

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5 Indigenous Ingredients From Taiwan That Will Wow Your Tastebuds

Taiwan boasts bountiful ingredients which have been used for cooking by the indigenous tribes over the centuries and are now being discovered and updated by modern chefs.

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Huat To Say During Lo Hei

Don’t know what to say at the reunion table during lo hei? Here are some tips to remember the auspicious sayings that will knock your relatives’ socks off.

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Ingredient: Coriander

Much like realising the girl next door you grew up with all of a sudden became the centre of attention on the runway, Taiwanese people recently found a new perspective on coriander.

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Recipe: Tea Egg

The more ordinary a food appears, the more wisdom there is hidden behind the surface. Chef Kai Ho from two-Michelin-starred Taïrroir in Taipei shares his glamorous take on tea egg, the everyman of our culinary culture.

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Recipe: Hangzhou Fish Ball Soup

Chef Yang Kuang Tsung of Michelin one-star Hangzhou restaurant Tien Hsiang Lo shared with us the authentic recipe of Hangzhou fish ball soup.

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The 5 Mother Sauces of French Cuisine

One of these five French mother sauces is at the foundation of nearly every sauce you will make or taste in French cuisine.