Food

A selection of interesting foods and beverages, which might already have figured somewhere else in the blog.

In reverse chronological order with the description on top:

 

Completely black chicken (Although I did not buy, try or even touch it)

DSC_0856My haul from Carrefour (Yellow mustard! Sun-dired Tomatoes! Chick peas!)

DSC_0858Lychee-Mentos, not bad

DSC_0853Yeasty buns with walnut and cheese-sprinkles from the Fu Coffee Shop

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Persimmon fruit (Thanks Jenny!, It’s “Kaki” in German, btw)

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Cookies! A gift from the wonderful Sophie, who cares about my energy level during the grading of the mid-term exams

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Special Hakka tea: Lei Cha (green tea with ground sesame, peanuts, oolong leaves and matcha powder, also great as ice cream)

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Green tea ice cream

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Mochi

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Bavarian style lunch at FJU Oktoberfest

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Night market: Fish-shaped waffle with milk-cream filling

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Night market: Aloe Vera (also available as juice)

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Ice cream – made by the food science department at FJU, I went to cash in my gift coupon with Yuria from Japan

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GERMAN BREAD – EVERYBODY REJOICE

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Golden Bread Spread, a type of… garlic mayonnaise?

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Cheese plate and German-style Festbier at Gordon Biersch (Thanks for taking me, Andrew!)

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Jasmine tea jelly

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Plum juice! Really tasty. The plum blossom is Taiwan’s official flower, btw. For Germany it’s the cornflower or Centaurea cyanus, although I feel the oak is the sturdier national plant. I also found – lo and behold! – asparagus juice the other day. I… have not been brave enough to try it yet.

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AMAZING veggie and noodle soup: pick the stuff you want, put it in a basket and have it boiled and spiced up

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Xiao long bao (steamed dumplings) at Din Tai Fung

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A type of sweet bread from El Salvador (Thanks William)

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Take away from the cafeteria next door (I really like their selection of veggies, egg dishes and tofu):

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Grilled sticky rice with black sesame seed sauce, sweet and delicious

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Pomelo fruit

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Honey melon ice cream (tastes like actual honey melon was involved in the process)

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Moon cake of the mocha variety

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Bubble tea (tastes like chai and replaces at least one meal), a treat from the lovely Jenny Lee

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