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Chuchien Cake
Hsinchu City’s Chuchien Cakes (竹塹餅) are popular among locals and tourists. However, few people know that they are actually developed from pork zongzi(meat dumplings wrapped in… More
2019-08-26
Xiancao Chicken Soup
The black colored xiancao (also known as mesona) food products are processed from the mint-like herbaceous plant (scientific name Platostoma palustre). Although xiancao can be… More
2019-08-21
Hakka wine-flavored chicken
In 2018, the first Hakka wine-flavored chicken (aka sesame oil chicken) cooking competition was held in Hsinchu County. It combined the local chicken farming industry with the… More
2019-07-17
Fermented Tofu
Miaoli’s Hakka people typically refer to fermented tofu as "tofu syrup." Just like pickled vegetables, dried leafy mustards, dried radish, and pickled cucumbers, Hakka people, who… More
2019-07-16
Mi Si Mu (Rice Sieve Noodles)
The Taiwanese term Mi Tai Mu (米苔目) is a transliteration of the Hakka name for rice sieve noodles Mi Si Mu (米篩目). To make this type of noodles, the Hakkas mix rice and sweet po More
2019-06-20
Xinwu Goose Meat
There is a saying that “If you have not eaten Xinwu goose meat, you have not been to Xinwu.” On weekends, goose meat restaurants in Taoyuan’s Xinwu District are packed with… More
2019-06-19
Red yeast pork buns, plum-flavored tomato sour cocktail drink and perilla pumpkin cake
This Hakka meal consists of a bun made with red yeast coupled with the classic Hakka salted pork, making it a different kind of Chinese-style hamburger. This meal also uses… More
2019-05-22
Hakka Stir-Fry
Hakka stir-fry, one of Hakka signature dishes “Si Chao (四炒),” was invented by Hakka women. This dish is related to offerings of worship. Hakka people usually prepare three kinds… More
2019-05-20
Hakka Pickled Vegetables
In the early days, Hakkas migrated to Taiwan and lived near mountainous areas. In order to easily carry and preserve food, they developed a long-term preservation method for dried… More
2018-11-26
Hakka Radish Bun (vegetable bun)
When the Hakkas moved from southern China south to Taiwan, they encountered a difficult living environment. Therefore the Hakkas sought food that made them feel full and did not… More
2018-11-20