There are many diverse culinary experiences to be had in Taiwan. While you can have an authentic Aboriginal meal at places like the Leader Village in Taroko National Park, a visit to a Buddhist monastery will likely immerse you in a world of innovative vegetarian cooking. No matter where you [...]
A typical dish in Peru and other Andean communities, anticuchos consist of grilled skewed meats — usually beef heart — often marinated in vinegar and spices like cumin, garlic and aji. It is usually served with boiled potato. To make the Peruvian meal extra spicy, add some extra aji. For [...]
A typical meal in South Africa, bobotie consists of minced meat baked with a melted crust of egg and raisins. It is usually served with yellow rice, coconut, banana slices, sambals (a chili-based condiment) and chutney. It is a delicious South African food.
This delicious hot pot meal features ingredients like chicken wings, pork, sausage balls, Chinese cabbage, seaweed, fish, carrots, and other meats and vegetables that are left to cook on a bubbling hot pot while you dine. It’s a tasty way to experience traditional Taiwanese culinary culture. I recommend also drinking [...]
Sesame oil and sesame seeds are quintessential ingredients in Taiwan culinary culture. These sesame-crusted mochi balls, found on the streets of Yuchi, Taiwan, are an example of this and make for a delicious and quick traditional snack.
This delicious meal — a traditional dish of the Taroko aborigines in Taiwan’s Taroko National Park — features a thick fatty pork, a wooden shoot of sticky bamboo rice, chicken soup, fried pork pieces and native vegetables like mushrooms, sweet potatoes, radishes and morning glory. All ingredients are locally sourced [...]
It’s 12:30 on a Saturday afternoon, but the white sand beaches in Williams Town on Little Exuma are empty. Everyone is at Santanna’s, a delicious open-air seafood bar on the water. While Chef Dee serves up delicious fried shrimp and grouper, the real draw is the cracked lobster. Upon first [...]