I interviewed Taiwanese home cooks about bah tsang for the Dragon Boat Festival. Here’s the making of my article for PRI.
A version of this piece was originally published on TaiwaneseAmerican.org in November 2011. What does the next generation of Taiwanese Americans look like? All I have to do is take a look at my kids for some clues. Like my sons, a growing number of third-generation Taiwanese Americans are mixed-race. I started HapaMama in 2008 […]
Street food in Taiwan starts bright and early. My favorite breakfast is a bowl of hot soy milk and a Chinese doughnut. See why
Motorcycles are all over Taiwan — and they make a great subject for learning how shutter speed affects photography. Take a look!
I have a soft spot for carnival games, especially the janky DIY kind found in tourist areas and night markets around Taiwan.
What was my favorite part of going to Taiwan? Visiting my 90 year old grandmothers and seeing my boys meet their great-grandmothers.
This really happened. We were at a history park in Yilan County (sorry I can’t be more specific, I was doubled over with food poisoning most of the day), I heard their voices. “Where are you from?” called a squeaky voiced boy in a thick Taiwanese accent. I turend to see a group of […]
This week’s installment of Taiwan Tuesday focuses on language in Taiwan. Whether it’s in Mandarin, Taiwanese or English, communication reflects the beautiful island’s complicated roots.