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”
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”
Malaysia has a varied and distinctive cuisine but not a lot of people know much of the country’s food is derived from the influence of Chinese immigrants during the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries. Continue reading “Nyona Chicken Curry”
On our way to breakfast we walked past a restaurant and there were these two cats in a cage and I was all like “I bet those cats are happy in that cage” and my GF was all like “they’re pets”.
I was looking around my cupboards for something to cook for my imaginary girlfriend (IGF) valentines’ afternoon lunch when I saw this four year out of date can of black treacle and I though “this is the pinnacle of romanticism”.
My friend came back from a shopping trip with this bag of goodies and was all like “I bet you can’t make anything out of THIS.”
During my daily errands to my local Tesco Metro I will at some point walk past a tin of Fray Bentos but I have never really considered it an actual foodstuff so mostly ignore it. But all that changed when I had a dream last night where I was on top of a mountain and it was being attacked by Fray Bentos alien flying saucers and I was trying to shoot them down with vegetables, forks and copies of Gordon Ramsey’s latest cookery book. The metaphors were too strong to ignore, I simply had to buy! Continue reading “Fray Bentos ‘Classic’ Steak & Kidney”