Sushi Cakes

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These pics are from a bakery, believe it or not! Nigiri cakes and beer mug jello, well I can (kind of) understand that… But on what occasion is it appropriate to serve a fish head cake?

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
合興壹玖肆柒
No. 223, Section 1, Dihua St, Datong District, Taipei City, 103
103台北市大同區迪化街一段223號

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?

a bike ride in Jiaoxi

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We’re spending the month of August on the east coast of Taiwan, and today was a bike ride through Jiaoxi in Yilan County… This town is a major tourist spot because of its hot springs – and its easy access from Taipei (less than an hour’s drive through a remarkable mountain tunnel).

Another popular spot? The roast chicken at 甕窯雞:

They provide you with gloves, as you’re meant to rip the whole chicken apart with your hands… finger lickin’ good.

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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