Yuanxiao vs. Tangyuan

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Check out these *fried* yuanxiao! Apparently yuanxiao (元宵) are made by rolling in glutinous rice flour with large, flat woven baskets – instead of merely wrapping the filling with a dough, as tangyuan (湯圓) are.

But tell me, would you be able to taste the difference? 🤔 #元宵節

fried yuanxiao 元宵

Ho Hsing 1947
No. 223, Section 1, Dihua St, Datong District, Taipei City, 103

Pallets of Bok Choy

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They were literally distributing pallets of bokchoy (白菜) at Taipei City Hall today. Is this the hot new thing people are group-buying now?

秘方雪人兄弟 Snow Bro

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With the weather cooling down, I wonder if this is my last shaved ice of the season. My fav this year has been the Very Berry at Snow Bro. Not very traditional, but sooo tasty – love how creamy their milk-based ice is! #shavedice #雪花冰 #taipeifood #Taipei


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Quite like this chili sauce by 蘭芳, featuring lots of sichuan pepper! 200 NTD per jar. #麻辣 #花椒 #sichuanpepper #numbnessandtingling

Oh, and here are the noodles I had at the restaurant:

Not bad, but we really came to try the 涼皮, but they were all out. 🙁

Dinner at 九如

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Someone’s favorite food… #肉絲蛋炒飯 #炸排骨 #friedrice #friedporkchops #taipeifood

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