Tag: Taiwanese


Anping Bean Jelly - Tainan's Super Smooth Tau Hway

While Tau Hway (also known as Tofu Pudding, Douhua or Bean Jelly) has taken waves in Singapore, I always remember that the best ones are eaten at its ‘hometown’ – Tainan. And of course, Tainan is the birthplace of Bean Jelly before it became popular in other Taiwanese cities. My Taiwanese host families highly recommended Tongji Anping Bean Jelly (同记安平豆花), a hugely popular shop with humble beginnings. It was started by a Mr Huang Qing Tong who once peddled the soy beancurd in heated wooden buckets, and subsequently a push cart with his wife in the streets.......

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It’s very Taiwan this Chinese New Year

It’s very Taiwan this Chinese New Year

It’s very Taiwan this Chinese New Year. If you walk down the Chinatown street bazaar, it won’t be too exaggerating to say that 20% of the stalls are selling some Taiwan goodie… … Mochi ball, fruit jelly, pineapple tarts, peanuts and anchovies. Why the trend? The flavours are aplenty....

January 27, 2011
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