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Asia Food Tour: Part 3

In this last part of my Asia food tour blog series (see also Part 1: Mainland China – Beijing & Guangzhou and Part 2: Hong Kong & Macau), I’ll share with you some of my food experiences in Taipei, which is the capital of Taiwan, a large island/state located east of China. Taiwan is home to delicious food, hot springs, and Taipei 101 (2nd tallest building in the world).

Did you know that bubble tea was invented in Taiwan? Bubble tea is a popular iced tea drink often fused with milk, and mixed with tapioca “pearls” or “bubbles.” There are many flavors to choose …


National French Toast Day

Happy National French Toast Day! This special food holiday was recently celebrated on November 28. French toast also happens to be my favorite breakfast/brunch item, which is no surprise since I have a big sweet tooth. I’m on a mission to try all the best French toast dishes in the Boston area, and hopefully around the world since it is a dish that is enjoyed in so many countries.
It doesn’t take rocket science to whip up a French toast meal: soak slices of bread in a mixture of beaten egg/milk/cream, fry both sides on a skillet, and finish it off with a sweet topping (i.e. powdered sugar, …


Petite Profiteroles Au Nutella

While visiting a friend in Fairfield, CT we enjoyed a Sunday brunch at Café Lola. Café Lola is a cozy bohemian inspired restaurant that seduces their customers with French Comfort food. For brunch, I enjoyed traditional French Toast with mix berries. But my friend was more adventures and opted for the Henri’s Mom’s French Toast. This is French toast cooked in bacon fat, topped with a fried egg and bacon. The menu notes “please approach with caution, as it is highly addictive” and according to my friend it was.

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