Category Archives: Food spotlight

biang biang noodles

Biang Biang Mian

I have a new cooking goal: making chewy and broad biang biang noodles, just like the ones in China. I filmed the pulling process of the noodles and I know what not to do the next time.

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ramen ramen lettering

Spreading the ramen love

These last two years ramen has infiltrated the restaurant scene in the Netherlands. When I made Saitou’s movie, my goal was to inspire people to eat and make more ramen. Today I am lucky enough to join the ramen-love-spreading by designing an Amsterdam Ramen Map for bySam.nl. Susam Pang is organizing the first Ramen Festival […]

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3 cup dish – 三杯鸡

I learned about a delicious dish here in Taipei: sanbei or three cup ‘something’. This dish is made using three cups of taste makers.

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Spanish sandwich

Spanish sandwiches

In 2012 I went on a trip to Barcelona in Spain with friends. Little did I know that 6 years later, I could use the food photos for my blog. Look at all these delicious sandwiches! These sandwiches are from the restaurant Can PePe. But I believe the name has changed to Can Tonada.  The […]

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China dried fruit food souvenir

China food souvenirs: dried fruit

Mom is back in town! She has brought back sweets from China: dried persimmon, dried longan, dried grapes (aka raisins) and dried figs. Dried fruit is an excellent souvenir from China. Easy to take home, not that expensive and delicious. And if the home front doesn’t like it; more for you! Persimmon (Kaki in Dutch) […]

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