It has been some years since I was last in Taiwan and after an epic trip over from a freezing UK in which:
- Initial flight was delayed for 6 hours
- Connecting flight missed
- KLM flight replacement flight class was downgraded
- Baggage lost on arrival
Verily after 32 hours I was all like “well at least when we get to the grandparents baby Gabriel can eat deep fried ducks heart” which he totally did!
Continue reading “I’m In Taiwan Stuffing My Face With Incredible Food Part 39811”
This, my friends, is brined chicken feet, which my girlfriend’s relatives brought to a restaurant some time when I was in Taiwan recently and it serves to highlight the great variety of food one can expect to encounter when you’re out there on holiday. Continue reading “Here’s What I Learned Eating Food In Taiwan (part 2)”
Star anise ribs, chicken with chili, potato starch prawns, intestine, stinky tofu and chili, chicken with glutenous rice flour balls, green beans, stir fried squid.
In Taiwan you will experience things you probably wouldn’t get a chance to in the West; over the past couple weeks I’ve had things like fish jaw, intestines, jellied pork blood, sea urchin and god knows whatever else. Continue reading “Things I’ve Learned Stuffing Myself In Taiwan”
A couple days ago my girlfriend (KK) said friends and family were travelling to a near-by fish market on the coast at Zhuwei and we were invited.
I had nothing better to do so I was all like “aye ah could pure do wi ah fush funger”
Continue reading “Taiwan Fish Market”
Looks like the only excuses I need to write about food these days are A: when a new variety of cat food comes out or B: when I go travelling abroad.
Seeing as my GF is Taiwanese and hasn’t seen her folks in nearly two years a trip to Taiwan was planned and this is the first of what will be many food travelogueablogs or blaveralallels or blogetraveloparallelograms. Continue reading “Taiwan Day One”
So I’m over at my GF’s and she says she is going to cook a traditional Malaysian curry on account of her being from Cardiff, home of traditional Malaysian fayre. I think she might be pulling my leg as she’s actually Malaysian, not Cardiff and no one from Cardiff has seen a Malaysian anyway.
Continue reading “Authentic Malaysian Coconut Curry”
Last night I did a silly thing. Whilst watching the first half of the England game in the soccer ball world football competition I rashly commented that I would eat a shoe if Wayne Rooney putted a try into the basket. I clearly know nothing about football. Then the sodding bastard scored. So now I must now eat a shoe… Continue reading “Shoes – A Guest Post By Jacob Skelton”
So I was down my local convenience store and saw this packet for £1.99 and was all like this looks nice. So I bought it and went home to cook something with it for lunch.
Continue reading “Kohinoor India On A Platter Cholle Masala”
So my American homestyle chef was outside getting groceries and returned with these strange objects for me to cook something ‘incredible’ with. Challenge accepted!
Continue reading “Mystery Californian Produce”