Taiwanese cold noodles is something I make very often during the summer time. It's probably one of the best dishes I can think of to make/eat on hot days, as it required minimal cooking, and the taste is very refreshing and satisfying. Taiwanese cold noodles (Liang Mian) is very popular in Taiwan because of the hot and humid weather. If you go to the cold noodle stalls in Taiwan, you will usually get a bowl of noodles with sesame dressing topped with … [Read more...] about Taiwanese Cold Noodles with Sesame Dressing (Liang Mian)
Black sesame bun (Zhi Ma Bao) is a popular Chinese sweet pastry that can usually be found in dim sum restaurants. Growing up in Taiwan, we usually eat black sesame bun for breakfast or as a snack. It's basically a Chinese steamed bun filled with sweet black sesame paste, which is something tragically absent from western style baked goods. The sweet black sesame filling in this bun is creamy, rich, nutty, and just all around amazing. Basically, any time I make some kind of baked good, my … [Read more...] about Hedgehog Black Sesame Bun (Zhi Ma Bao) - Cute, Yummy and Healthy!
This custard bun is probably the most popular bake good in my family. Nobody can resist it. When you take a bite, the tender and fluffy bread along with the sweet and creamy custard melt together in your mouth to create something amazing. If you can distill heaven into a bite, this might very well be it. Take of bite of this when you're having a bad day and you'll likely forget about it and realize that life is actually not so bad after all. Custard bun is very … [Read more...] about Baked Custard Bun (Cream Pan) - Asian Bakery Style
The shaobing is a sort of bread/pastry that has a crisp exterior covered with sesame seeds and a layered interior that provides some bite. While the shaobing has quite a large variation of styles depending on the region and whether it's sweet or savory, if you're eating a shaobing, you're most likely having a pleasant experience that you'd describe with words like crunchy, crispy, flaky, aromatic (from the toasted sesame), and chewy. The best way to understand the importance of … [Read more...] about Chinese Sesame Flatbread (Shaobing) - Taiwanese Traditional Breakfast Style
I can think of so many reasons why you may want to learn how to make homemade boba milk tea at home from scratch. Maybe the boba shops you have access to just can't compare with what you've had before. Maybe you can get some decent boba, but you're wallet isn't happy with you when you do. Or maybe you just want some fun activity to do with friends or with your kids. Whatever the reason, you've come to the right place. Boba tea is probably the most well known and … [Read more...] about 3 Ingredient Easy Homemade Boba Tapioca Pearl - With brown sugar milk