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Taiwanese Oyster Fritter

2019-06

Taiwanese Oyster Fritter

Text|Wei-Lin Lee・Illustrate|Bebo

The Taiwanese oyster fritter is a local street food delicacy easily found in the coastal cities and towns of western Taiwan. Several oysters are deep fried in a batter containing various chopped vegetables such as cabbage, carrots, Chinese chives, and spring onions. Top a fritter with some chili sauce, and it will wow your taste-buds!

Wheel Pie

2019-05

Wheel Pie

Text|Wei-Lin Lee Illustrate|Wanyun

Originating from the Japanese snack, imagawayaki, the Taiwanese wheel pie is one of the commonly found street snacks.  It is often stuffed with either a sweet or savory filling and served freshly baked. The most frequently seen fillings are red bean paste, custard, pickled radish, sweet taro paste, or cheese.