Saturday, October 11, 2008

Steamed Sandwich 割包 [Gua Bao]

"Gua Bao" also called Taiwanese Hamburger is a chinese white bread sandwich with sweet pork, pickled mustard, coriander and peanut powder.

Origin: From Fuzhou, Fujian province and largely evaluated in Taiwan in many different flavors, also an annual traditional food at the end of the year, invite by the company's boss.

Variety: with streaky pork, lean meat, beef, chicken, cod, omelet etc.

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Hamburger 漢堡 [Han Bao]

"Han Bao" a regular burger with a special recipe of sausage patty, sauce and the famous taiwanese sweet mayonnaise.

Origin: as breakfast first appeared in 90's in the Taiwanese breakfast sandwich store.

Sandwich 三明治 [San Ming Zh]

"San Ming Zh" Taiwanese sandwich is often made with white toast cut in triangle, salad, omelet, ham or sausage patty, shredded sweet cucumber and a special taiwanese sweet mayonnaise.

Origin: This special recipe sandwich first appeared as breakfast in 80's side of every school in Taipei.

Clay Oven Roll 燒餅 [Shao Bing]

"Shao Bing" also called Clay Oven Roll, is a variety of baked flat and crispy bread with sesame on the top, often served with You Taio and Soy Milk as breakfast.

Origin: 1st appeared in mid 2nd century after the general Ban Chao came back from Tarim Basin (Central Asia). And became a popular snack in Tang Dynasty (618-907).

Variety: Plain, Spring onion or Red beans filling.

Friday, October 10, 2008

Clay oven roll with fried bread stick 燒餅油條 [Shao Bing You Tiao]

"Shao Bing You Tiao" is a very common set of breakfast with You Tiao(Deep Fried Bread Stick) wrapped by a Clay Oven Roll.

Origin: Shanghai.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Deep Fried Dough Twist 麻花 [Ma Hua]

"Ma Hua" is a sweet snack, a deep fried hand drawn twisted dough with sugar or honey.

Origin: Tianjin.

Rice Cakes 鍋巴 [Gou Pa]

"Gou Pa" is a rice cake from the dried rice at bottom of the rice pot. Can be served as snack or in a thick sauce dish.

Origin: Anhui province. The poor dried the rice from bottom of the rice pot in the yard and conserve them to eat later. The Qing dynasty's emperor Qianglong named a dish with meat and thick sauce dripped on the rice cake, the best dish of the world.