*** WARNING : The following images may make you drool, cry or gasp uncontrollably.***
Over Christmas I went on a family holiday to Taiwan. I had no expectations and not exactly a huge desire to go there to begin with. But as I traveled and explored this new country (to me), I slowly grew to love the place. Especially the FOOD.
Here are some of the food you can expect to find in Taiwan.
Fish and Beef Balls in Soup ~ Jiu Fen Old Street
Beef Noodles ~ Jiu Fen Old Street
The infamous Taiwan sausage (sweet and fragrant) ~ Jiu Fen Old Street
Peanut icecream pancake with coriander o.O ~ Jiu Fen Old Street
Taiwanese infamous Smelly Tofu ~ Jiu Fen Old Street
Infamous Fried Chicken Steak (sooo good!) ~ Shilin Night Market
Fried Chicken Steak Place ~ Shilin Night Market Taipei
Tip: Don’t be afraid of lining up for it (notice the lines behind me). It is so worth it!
My bro and I with fried chicken steak and Pearl Milk Tea (bubble tea) ~ Shillin Night Market
Hotdog with cucumber and rice bun ~ Shilin Night Market
Frog egg drink ~ Shilin Night Market
Fishball with wasabi powder ~ Shilin Night Market
Yoghurt and white grape waffle (super delicious!) ~ Shilin Night Market
Rude waffles (no, we did NOT try this! LOL) ~ Shilin Night Market
Infamous braised pork rice (simple but good) ~ Xi Men Ding
Turnip cake ~ Xi Men Ding
Oyster Omelette (specialty) ~ Xi Men Ding
Chicken chop and maryland rice ~ Xi Men Ding
Spring onion pancake with egg and chilli sauce (my favourite of the trip!) ~ Xi Men Ding
White bitter gourd juice ~ Xi Men Ding
Infamous Mee Sian (people stand outside the store and eat) ~ Xi Men Ding
Roasted peanuts and ‘moustache’ nuts ~ Xi Men Ding
Peanut or black sesame mochi (street cart style) ~ Xi Men Ding
Matcha and redbean tea ~ Xi Men Ding
Mister Donut Chocolate and Peanut ~ Xi Men Ding
KFC Egg Tarts ~ Xi Men Ding
My favourite drink of the trip – Green Tea Yoghurt Flavour from 7-Eleven
Tea Egg (the best one i’ve ever had) ~ Island in the middle of Sun Moon Lake
Shabu Shabu ~ Kaohshiung
More waffles! ~ Kaohsiung Women’s Street
Awesome pork bun (another one of my faves) ~ Kaoshiung Women’s Street
Chocolate Poop Icecream in a squatting toilet ~ Modern Toilet Restaurant, Taipei
Sitting on a toilet at a bathtub eating poop out of a squatting toilet… Gotta be something wrong with that… ~ Taipei
Matcha Greentea Powder
Matcha Greentea and Looseleaf Greentea
Xiao Long Bao (shanghai dumplings) ~ the flagship Din Tai Fung restaurant in Taipei
Delicious Fried Rice (try the brownrice option) ~ Din Tai Fung, Taipei
Black Sesame Bun ~ Din Tai Fung, Taipei
BBQ seafood ~ Raohe Street Night Market
Herbal Jelly and Tang Yuan (like street ‘Dessertstory’) ~ Raohe Street Night Market
BBQ king oyster mushroom (with flavours) ~ Raohe Street Night Market
Dorayaki red bean ~ Raohe Street Night Market
Quail Eggs with Wasabi Mayo ~ Raohe Street Night Market
Stall that BBQs mushroom, beans, chicken, tofu, etc with flavouring ~ Taipei
Zhong Zhi (ba zhang – rice dumpling) ~ near Xi Men Ding
So… did you drool? I drooled whilst reminiscing and writing this blog! Now… get yourself over there! I would go back just for the food. Hope you enjoyed!
Any questions, comment.
Hope I fed some food dreams 😛
Hi everyone! Have been away on a family holiday with hubby and my fam. It has been a whirlwind 2 weeks.
I will post more on our holiday soon. Look out for amazing food!
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2013! Hope that you all had a safe and wonderful festive season.
If it ended FAR too soon and you are still sad about returning to work and school, please check out some videos my brother and I made during Christmas. Just a bit of fun! Click on the links below!
Christmas $20 Stocking Stuffer Challenge Part 1
Christmas $20 Stocking Stuffer Challenge Part 2
Wishing you all a happy and safe start to 2013. An exciting year ahead!