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: 1 cup sesame oil, 1 cup soy sauce and 1 cup of cooking wine. Further the dish has old ginger with skin, Thai basil, garlic and hot peppers. You can add […]
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Taiwanese Beef noodle day

Simple beef noodle We ate two beef noodles on the same day. In the morning we stumbled upon a simple eatery in Hualien. I wanted to eat there, because it smelled so good. The chef had won some prices I think, because he had some news articles about him on the window. We had a […]
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Taiwanese/Chinese drinking culture

Fun thing of hostels is that you meet new people. On our 3rd night at the hostel we were invited by a Taiwanese man (i will call him Mike for the story) to drink some strong alcohol and beer together. Since I am a girl, I got a mixed down version: 38% with something like […]
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Tips for Taiwan – Good to know

Lazy Bear and I are now a few days in Hualien, Taiwan. Here are a few things that I noticed: Hostels provide slippers when entering the building. It keeps the inside clean. Hostels are of good quality. Our hostel (Bayhouse Hostel) is very clean, has good facilities, bunkbeds with curtains and a helpfull host. Most […]
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Taiwan day 1-2: Hualien

Our first stop in Taiwan is Hualien. A city in the East next to the Philippine Sea. Close to Hualien is Toroko National Park, one of the prettiest national parks of Taiwan. Also the reason we came to Hualien. But today we checked out the city. Our hostel host recommended a-zone, an old industrial area […]
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Taiwan food trip 2018

We are going to Taiwan for a holiday. Join me on this food and travel trip! I will try to blog daily. Sharing all the delicious food and sights of Taiwan.  Taiwan has a lot of delicious food. Have a look: Pre-fun or pre-stress I just finished packing and cooked everything from the fridge. It’s […]
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Notebook snippets

I was browsing through my notebook that I started using from 2012. It’s filled with ideas, thoughts, drawings, notes and other random scribbles. It’s very interesting to see my thoughts from a few years ago, because I was trying to find something that I wanted to do with my life. I will be sharing some […]
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(Video) Spanish food at Bar Iberico ~ Leidsche Rijn Utrecht

Leidsche Rijn is a new city center in Utrecht. A lot of clothing shops and restaurants are popping up there. We went there to take a look at the food assortment and we have chosen to eat something at Bar Iberico. The food I really like salty meat, so the ‘borrelplank’ with all kinds of […]
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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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Planning J.D. William’s the movie

I am almost done with editing the Utrecht Bar Iberico video. So I am planning the next video at J.D. William’s. I present you: It will be something in the style of Saito’s Magic of Ramen video, more about the owner/chef and his love for food and in this case whisky. I want to try […]
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