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Choco Choco | Chocolate Cafe in Hualien

Choco Choco | Chocolate Cafe in Hualien

970, Taiwan, Hualien County, Hualien City, 忠孝街70號 | map | website | opening: 2pm-1pm, closed Tuesdays | Choco Choco is a very cute chocolate cafe in Hualien, Taiwan. They sell handmade chocolates, cakes and hot drinks. The perfect place to take refuge from the rain […]

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie

I know this is supposed to be a blog about (primarily) meat-related food, but this is my favourite thing to eat in pretty much the world. Sour, sweet, soft and crispy. This is my perfect lemon meringue pie recipe, even though I’m sure it’d piss […]

Addiction Aquatic Development | Taipei’s Seafood Wonderland

Addiction Aquatic Development | Taipei’s Seafood Wonderland

10491, Taiwan, Taipei City, Zhongshan District, 民族東路410巷2弄18號 | map | website | opening: 6am-12am |

Addiction Aquatic Development in Taipei is a treasure trove of delights for the seafood lover. It has everything you could ever want in one place, a fish market, sushi bar, seafood bar, hotpot restaurant, charcoal grill restaurant, hot/cold takeaway food, supermarket, and even a florist! See our other reviews of places we ate at in Taiwan.

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Toulouse-Style French Cassoulet

Toulouse-Style French Cassoulet

Sausage and beans are one of those famous classic combinations that will always be heard together, even though I’m sure they primary place they appear together are in those weird tins. The French cassoulet, however, is the king of sausage and beans, well meat and […]

Lan Jia Gua Bao | Taipei’s Taiwanese buns

Lan Jia Gua Bao | Taipei’s Taiwanese buns

100, Taiwan, Taipei City, Zhongzheng District, 羅斯福路三段316巷8弄3號 | map | opening: 11am-12am, closed Mondays | The minute we landed in Taipei we headed straight for Taiwan’s most famous snack – the all mighty Gua Bao. Gua Bao is a pillowy soft steamed bun filled with […]

Rabbit Pie with Cider and Bacon

Rabbit Pie with Cider and Bacon

There’s little more comforting than a pie, I promise; and this rabbit pie is something else. A lot of people have a problem with eating rabbit, well the thought of doing it anyway. I tend to find when people actually taste it they tend to change their minds rather quickly. Rabbit is a very tasty meat and is pretty much the most ‘entry level’ game you’re going to find. Whereas other wild meat can be quite strong in its flavour, rabbit is much more subtle.

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Tonki | Perfect Tonkatsu in Tokyo

Tonki | Perfect Tonkatsu in Tokyo

1 Chome-1-2 Shimomeguro, Meguro, Tokyo 153-0064, Japan | map | Oh, how I love the crispy deep fried pork that is Tonkatsu – one of Japan’s specialities. Tonkatsu is pork cutlet that is breaded, deep-fried and served with mountains of cabbage to take the edge […]

Japanese Souffle Pancakes

Japanese Souffle Pancakes

Shrove Tuesday is definitely one of, if not the best, minor religious holidays in the world. If there are any others out there that require intense pancake-related gluttony, please let me know. Anyway, this year we thought we’d branch out from the usual crepes and […]

Japanese Ice Ouca | Ice cream in Ebisu

Japanese Ice Ouca | Ice cream in Ebisu

Japan, 〒150-0013 Tokyo, 渋谷区Ebisu, 1−6−6 | website | map |

One of the best places you can get ice cream in Tokyo is Japanese Ice Ouca, located in Ebisu area. They do unusual flavours very well, such as pumpkin, cherry blossom, brown sugar, as well as the Japanese classics, red bean, matcha, and sesame. See our other reviews of places we visited in Japan.

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Mexican Mole Chipotle

Mexican Mole Chipotle

I don’t even remember how I first learnt about Mexican mole now, it was so long ago, probably from watching something on television. Whatever it was, I’m extremely thankful for it, because this amazing sauce is truly the stuff of dreams, for those who can […]