Random soybean venture@Taipei city nights

Cold cold cold night. And every yakitori bars were full. We decided to randomly walk around the alleys until we found a coffee shop that enticed us to stop for a quick dinner bite.

We found one at random which seemed pretty localized.

The fresh fragrant aroma of soy milk filled the air as we walked in. The food was likely going to be great !

Finally got hold of my savoury taufoofar, only found in Taipei! Yumzers especially dipped with fried yaocharkuey. Ahhh..those tiny little prawns cooked together with the taufoofar made it super delicious! Wasn’t the best I had but it’ll do to satiate the craving.

The fried radish cake was a little of a let down. Looked good when served. But terribly lacking in flavour. We could not finish them, waste of calories.

The amazing thing about Taipei is that the xiaolongpaos tasted so good yet so affordable! And even the simple shops like random ones taste pretty good. For a pretty decent price! Only about RM8 for the entire tray.

We are conscious to not overeat so we can indulge more at supper. Hopefully yakitori? Hehe.

Alright. Next foodieventure stop!

Pineapple cake craze@Tan Sui, border outside Taipei city

This old bakery has been the popular spot amongst locals and tourists for decades. Apparently famous for wedding cake gifts back in the old days, but now, everyone can enjoy their delicious cakes and pastries anytime.

What impressed me most was the wide display of free samples. Eat all you can. And even if you ended up not buying anything from the shop, at least you could leave the place feeling full. Free tea was also served to accompany you eating your sweet dessert. Cray! If this was Malaysia, the shop might go bankrupt!

I bought a few pineapple cakes home and brought them to the church. Finished in an instant!

Another famous bakery came up a couple of walks away and I bought another pack of pineapple cakes to try. It was a whopping RM5 per piece!

Verdict: not bad. The outer pastry part was a little dry but the jam was quite delicious. My top preference still went to Chia Te. Can’t wait to tapao them next !