Blog Posts - Taiwanese



12 Days of Anime #7: The Taste of Steel in Thunderbolt Fantasy

The last thing you’d expect from an epic fantasy wuxia inspired production would be the protagonist to opine against taking swordsmanship seriously.   Thunderbolt Fantasy’s has a stubbornly singular, beaten to death storyline that d...
by Anime Monographia on Dec 21, 2016

Chef That Created “GENERAL TAO’S CHICKEN” Dies in Taiwan-This is all Donald Trump’s Fault

Chef That Created “GENERAL TAO’S CHICKEN” Dies in Taiwan-This is all Donald Trump’s Fault Stupid Trump calls Taiwan & this poor Chef dies. #Impeachtrump! =================================================== RIP MR PENG CHAN...
by The Politics of Everything on Dec 2, 2016

Seeing Taiwan Through My Sister’s Eyes

It's exciting when someone visits us in Taiwan. Seeing Taiwan through someone's eyes for the first time is rewarding, especially when it's your sister. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Oct 4, 2016

Backyard Gardening

In my recent post, I mentioned about the two plants that have survived the rainy season last year, here they are now. Fig 1. "Kalamansi" Tree First is the Calamondin (Kalamansi) tree (Fig 1) that I had bought in a nursery near our place more than...
by A Housband's Blog on Aug 12, 2016

#2005: A-Sha Dry Noodle Hakka Spicy BBQ Sauce

Here’s one the folks at A-Sha sent recently. Hakka noodles from Taiwan are on the broad side and use very few ingredients. This one should pack some heat! Let’s check it out! The distributor/import sticker (click to enlarge). Contains fis...
by The Ramen Rater on Apr 19, 2016

5 Online Store for Beauty Products (Skincare & Makeup)

Recently, I have been doing some late night research on beauty websites and here are the top 5 of my most visited online stores to stock up for my skincare and makeup needs. I am telling you, I could spend hours in front of my laptop browsing on stuf...
by Small N' Hot on Feb 17, 2016

#1944: Wei Lih GGE Noodle Snack Wheat Crackers Hot Spicy

Here’s one I got at the 99 Ranch down in Pleasanton, California a couple of weeks ago. So the GGE stands for Good Good Eat, as in ‘everybody loves good good eat.’ Yeah, I know – kind of weird. But hey – this is a Taiwane...
by The Ramen Rater on Feb 17, 2016

Meet The Manufacturer: #1935: Love Cook Guanmiao Dried Noodles With Oleum Sesami

Today, we bid a fond farewell to the Love Cook Meet The Manufacturer. Been nice to try some new varieties from Taiwan lately! Oleum sesami is the scientific term for sesame oil. Very curious about this one! Let’s take a look! Here’s the b...
by The Ramen Rater on Feb 10, 2016

Meet The Manufacturer: #1934: Love Cook Guanmiao Dried Noodles With Spicy Sauce

Ah now here we go – spicy! Spicy sounds good today – it’s been cold, rainy and windy lately – not a very nice combo. Every morning Miles wakes up and I wheel his bassinet over to the window to spend a few minutes looking outsi...
by The Ramen Rater on Feb 9, 2016

Meet The Manufacturer: #1933: Love Cook Guanmiao Dried Noodles With Authentic Sauce

So you might be wondering what ‘authentic sauce’ might be. I think this will be more like a soy based variety – with a few added spices. I think this is also referred to as Taiwanese sauce. The second review is ready to go! HereR...
by The Ramen Rater on Feb 8, 2016

Meet The Manufacturer: Interview With Love Cook

Interview With Love Cook * Product Samples From Love Cook 1 * Product Samples From Love Cook 2 * Love Cook Guanmiao Dried Noodles With Shallot Flavor * Love Cook Guanmiao Dried Noodles With Authentic Sauce * Love Cook Guanmiao Dried Noodles With Sp...
by The Ramen Rater on Feb 7, 2016

Meet The Manufacturer: Product Samples From Love Cook 1

A box came in the mail from Love Cook! Let’s look within… Wow what’s in here? Pictures of suggested garnishes (always helpful), a CD with them as well. Also, a card. A very nice Christmas card (click to enlarge) – thank you! A...
by The Ramen Rater on Feb 7, 2016

Meet The Manufacturer: Product Samples From Love Cook 2

A couple weeks later, I received another box… A new bowl! Hooray! Really nice – thank you so much!The post Meet The Manufacturer: Product Samples From Love Cook 2 appeared first on The Ramen Rater.
by The Ramen Rater on Feb 7, 2016

Meet The Manufacturer: #1932: Love Cook Guanmiao Dried Noodles With Shallot Flavor

To start things off, I thought something sesame sounded good. Today alsol marks the start of regularly using my new camera/copy stand setup. I’m hoping this will allow for much higher quality photos! I suppose we’ll see! Anyways, let...
by The Ramen Rater on Feb 7, 2016

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by CodenameE Lifestyle Blog on Jan 14, 2016

Hungry Sumo Taiwanese Mix Restaurant

If you are near or in Banawe area and you are craving for delicious and affordable dishes infused with Taiwanese flavor, you might want to drop by at Hungry Sumo. It is located at 592-A NS Amoranto cor. Banawe St. Quezon City just across Tasty Dumpli...
by whatyvonneloves on Nov 23, 2015

Meet The Manufacturer: #1830: Zeng Noodles Sichuan Pepper Flavor

Today, we finish off this trifecta by Zeng Noodles with a straight Sichuan Pepper variety. Here’s the back of the package (click image to enlarge). Looks to be meat free but check for yourself. To prepare, add noodle block to 800ml boiling wate...
by The Ramen Rater on Nov 10, 2015

Meet The Manufacturer: #1829: Zeng Noodles Hu Sesame Flavor

I think when people here in the United States usually think of something sesame flavor, they think immediately of sesame oil. In Taiwan, sesame is something much different; sesame paste like tahini and peanut combine. The first time we found this out...
by The Ramen Rater on Nov 9, 2015

Meet The Manufacturer: Interview With Zeng Noodles

Interview With Zeng Noodles * Product Samples From Zeng Noodles * Zeng Noodles Scallion & Sichuan Pepper Flavor * The Taiwanese Top Ten List I do annually usually gets some attention – not only from readers interested in whether or not thei...
by The Ramen Rater on Nov 8, 2015

Meet The Manufacturer: #1828: Zeng Noodles Scallion With Sichuan Pepper Flavor

In the past year, I’ve tried quite a few varieties with Sichuan Pepper in them and really gotten a feel for this kind of flavor. In a way, Sichuan Pepper has almost a minty taste to it; it’s really quite different and unique. Let’s...
by The Ramen Rater on Nov 8, 2015


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