Taiwan Street Eats

One of the best things about visiting Taiwan is eating the street food. Taiwan is full of street vendors selling all kind of eats that are simple and cheat, yet appear impossible to replicate in taste outside of Taiwan.

While most of the stores in Taipei don’t open until nearly 11 in the morning, the food vendors are open much earlier in order to feed people heading off to school and work.

The first morning we were in Taipei, I was wide awake at 5 am due to jetlag. After tossing and turning for a while, I finally gave up. Luckily, my mom got up soon after, and off we went to explore the breakfast options.

We got a lot of the classic dishes.

Egg pancake. This is another classic Taiwanese street dish. It’s a savory thin egg pancake and usually used as a wrapper various fillings like sausage, chicken, etc.

Every once in a while, I have an experiment go wrong in the kitchen that turns out to be a happy accident. This weekend I was a little obsessive with peanut butter. Okay, very obsessive.

I started with one peanut butter recipe idea and it made me think of another and then another, like an avalanche, until I ran out of peanut butter.

Update: This giveaway is now closed. Random.org generated #4, which was “Texas Battle”! Congrats!

Happy Friday everyone! As previously promised, I’m doing more giveaways. After my last trip to Coco’s Bakery Restaurant to review some of the pie offerings, FH noticed a poster at the restaurant advertising their seasonal steak and lobster tail entree for $15.99. He really wanted to check it out.

So when I was presented with an opportunity to check out some of Coco’s Seasonal Entrees and to do a giveaway for my readers, I readily agreed.

Coco’s is offering quite a few seasonal entrees including turkey, prime rib and lobster. We had a hard time choosing what we wanted.

I chose the steak and lobster $15.99 (FH suddenly wanted something else).