Sometimes I feel a little guilty dragging you guys along with me in reliving my honeymoon. But then I get over it hehehe. I mean, what else is a girl suppose to do with all these beautiful photos and memories? Good things are best when enjoyed with others right? 🙂
So in my previous post on our stop in Jiaosi on our honeymoon, I didn’t get to post much on the food we enjoyed during our stay there. Since it is Taiwan, the nation of endless supply of unique and delicious food, I felt that it was my duty to share with you what we ate.
What we ate while in Jiaosi…and all over Taiwan:
little cakes with some coffee from 85 degrees Celsius. This store is a Taiwanese national chain with the exception of the two stores in Los Angeles California that is sadly far away from me. Or is it a good thing…I am trying to eat healthy now.
some local specialties that are cooked in the hot spring water (I think?). We were served these choices to go with our congee (稀飯）at the hotel we stayed at. But after awhile, the server figured out that Dustin and I didn’t like most of these things which included chicken liver : P
We also enjoyed some local fresh vegies!!! These are my favorites!
I introduced Dustin to my favorite ice cream bar in Taiwan. It has carmel ice cream sandwiched inside of thin waffle layers. So good!
Dustin, an avid ice cream fan also approved of my choice
I stopped by the Lore Dong night market with my friend Pauline which is a night market in a nearby town famous for all the good eats. But then again, is any town in Taiwan not famous for its food? Hm…I don’t think so.
Dustin decided to pass since we would mainly be shopping and eating strange exotic things hehehe.
Here’s a shot of the night market. Basically, what a night market is: 1) takes place at night (duh) 2) has lots of good food 3) great shopping 4) where lots of Taiwanese kids like to hang out at night.
We stopped by to get ourselves a bowl of Dong Gui （當歸）noodle soup which is a soup made from Chinese medicine that is beneficial for your health.
Here’s a picture of the delicious soup which comes with cellophane noodles (also known as glass noodles, bean thread noodles, Chinese vermicelli. It’s made from beans or yam starch) and slices of tender lamb meat. It’s making me hungry just looking at it…yum….
Pauline really enjoyed it.
Of course no night market trip is complete without oyster omelets!
Oyster omelets are made with eggs, some veggies, cornstarch and oysters. It’s topped with a Taiwanese style ketchup, basically a lot sweeter than the ketchup in America with a bit of a spicy kick to it.
Ok, you can stop salivating now. I’ll leave you alone til next week…mwhahaa…..