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Taiwanese Braised Pork Rice (Lu Rou Fan)

Taiwanese Braised Pork Rice, or “Lu Rou Fan,” is a beloved Taiwanese comfort food that tantalizes the taste buds with its rich flavors and tender textures. Succulent pork belly is braised to perfection in a savory-sweet sauce infused with soy sauce, star anise, garlic, and other aromatic spices. Served over a bed of steamed rice, […]

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Braised Char Siu (BBQ Pork)

Braised char siu, a traditional Cantonese dish, presents succulent pork marinated in a sweet and savory sauce, then slow-cooked to tender perfection. This culinary masterpiece boasts a rich blend of flavors, derived from ingredients like honey, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, and Chinese five-spice powder, creating a tantalizing harmony that delights the palate. Typically served with […]

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Birria Grilled Cheese

Birria grilled cheese is a delightful fusion dish that combines the richness of traditional Mexican birria with the comfort of a classic grilled cheese sandwich. Tender, shredded birria meat—often beef or lamb—cooked in savory and aromatic spices. Sandwiched between slices of buttery, toasted bread with melted cheese. The birria grilled cheese is typically served with […]

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Braised Beef Lasagna

To be completely honest, I have never been the biggest fan of lasagna. It looked messy, cheesy and was always too much pasta for me to handle. After I saw a braised beef lasagna on a Food Network show, I had to give it a try. It was one of the best lasagnas I have […]

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Taiwanese Beef Noodle Soup

Taiwanese beef noodle soup is a rich comforting bowl of noodles in hot broth accompanied by tender braised beef. I grew up eating this dish and I finally made it myself and it’s even better than I remember. The typical garnishes are green onions, bok choy, and pickled vegetables. View this post on Instagram A […]

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Chinese Braised Spare Ribs

These Chinese braised spare ribs was a dish my Mom grew up making all the time. However, I did not enjoy eating it because of the strong sourness from the Zhenjiang vinegar. This is a twist on a recipe I grew up eating which incorporates more sugar and a more mild flavored vinegar instead. View […]