One of the most satisfying traditional Taiwanese desserts on a hot summer day has got to be 礤冰 or Shaved Ice. My first memory of eating shaved ice was actually in Monterey, California more than 20 years ago.
My family was visiting a friend and she took us to a popular shaved ice shop. There were so many toppings to choose from (mostly Asian toppings that looked unique) and I got my own bowl topped with a generous amount of sweetened condensed milk! Read more . . .
I just got back from a fun 3 week trip to Taiwan where I spent most of my time in the main city of Taipei. It has been 5 years since I last went back to visit, but the food scene was still as good as I remembered it. I filmed a few Vlogs when I went back, so do check those out if you're interested in the culture and travel, and when I get settled back into my normal routine, I'll try and post photos and addresses of my favorite foodie places in case you guys wanted to try those out for yourself the next time you're in Taipei! 😁
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This summer I've been traveling a lot and being the bubble tea lover that I am, I jump on the opportunity to try new boba places.
During my last few trips down to California, I tried several bubble tea shops in San Francisco and these are my two favorites. Asha Tea House near Union Square, and Boba Guys.
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Are you a Ramen Lover who enjoys eating instant noodles?
I have to admit, I love the convenience of instant noodles - they are quick, inexpensive and for the most part, tasty. Now you can make your own healthy version in this DYI Ramen to-go kit (without the instant noodles and the not so healthy flavoring spice packs). Read more . . .
2 Cooking Styles of Sticky Rice Dumplings . . . Every year, my grandmother would make us Zòngzi to eat and this year I finally asked her to teach me. I found out there are 2 types of the sticky rice dumpling cooking styles: Steamed & Boiled. Read more . . .
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