Taiwan’s iconic Ice Monster mango shaved ice has returned to Taipei. Brett stumbled across it the other night and had to stop in.
This is a bamboo shoot salad with mayo, a popular item in Taiwanese cuisine. This particular order was from a holiday dim sum breakfast at the Brother Hotel. We don’t normally see the bamboo salad on the menu there so assuming it might have been a special for the Father’s Day holiday weekend.
Some people may think this combination of ingredients sounds less than appetizing, but all I can say is “don’t knock it ’til you try it!” I was pleasantly surprised by the overall taste. This street food concoction is said to be an old Taiwan treat and can be at a food stall near the Huaxi […]
Known as “xue hua bing” in Chinese, snow ice is a popular dessert in Taiwan. It is made with condensed milk and/or juice and shaved into the thin sheets, with various toppings added. Popular options include the regular xue hua bing with passion fruit, chocolate, or mango, while other varieties include green tea snow ice […]