Easy Recipes: Taiwanese and Chinese Inspired Cooking

This is a collection of easy recipes from my childhood, food from Taiwan, and dishes to make with kids. I mainly share simple recipes using basic ingredients and reduced sugar whenever possible. I never use artificial sweeteners.

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Character Pancakes - Word in Chinese Chinese Character Pancakes and Recipe - Kids love to learn Chinese with Chinese Character Pancakes. What kid doesn’t like pancakes?! Making pancakes from scratch is just as easy as making them from the box but they taste so much better! My son has been helping me make pancakes since he was about 2 years old. It’s messy but that adds to the fun (for the kids). It’s a great way for them to practice measuring, sifting, and mixing. Plus they learn about the ingredients and how… Continue Reading
Crab and Lobster Steamed Live Crab and Garlic Noodles Recipe - Thanksgiving in Northern California means it’s DUNGENESS CRAB SEASON!!! I am sharing my steamed live crab and garlic noodles recipe that I have been making for years. We don’t have family nearby and it’s usually just our little family for dinner so roasting a whole turkey is too much food. And since it is a holiday, what’s better than celebrating with fresh live crab! Oh, and a lobster. Oh, and a tray of uni. Yum, Yum! The hubs and I feel… Continue Reading
Rice Cooker Muah Chee Recipe Rice Cooker Muah Chee Recipe - My son shares my love of muah chee, a chewy treat similar to Japanese mochi. We rarely make it out of the Japanese market without a package of mochi, which is expensive to buy but cheap to make at home. This rice cooker muah chee recipe is easy enough for my 4 year old to make and requires only 4 ingredients. To make Muah Chee, simply stir the Mochiko, sugar, and water in a bowl until sugar dissolves. You can… Continue Reading

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