Ming-Cheau Lin cooks on RSG
January 25, 2012 in Uncategorized
Thinking of butterfingers bring visions of eating freshly cooked mealies with butter running down my fingers so when I read about this blog called Butterfingers, the last thing on my mind was Taiwanese food, but I was pleasantly surprised. The name Butterfingers had very little to do with buttery fingers, but if you want to read more about this interesting blog name, visit Butterfingers.
The Chinese have just celebrated their New Year and because Ming had not spent this festive occasion with her family for the last couple of years, she decided to get other Cape Town bloggers to all celebrate with her and if you want to read more about this event, you can do so here!
I asked Ming to share a typical Taiwanese recipe with our RSG listeners and she assured me this recipe for Taiwanese Cucumber Salad is the real deal and is traditionally served as an appetizer.
Taiwanese cucumber salad consists of slices of lightly pickled cucumbers, usually served cold. It also has a dash of chili, tasting both sweet and savory. The fresh, crisp taste and texture is ideal for summer. The translation is literally “little cucumber”, but if you said it at any Taiwanese restaurant, they’ll know exactly what you’re talking about. Continue Reading…..