Cooking Session with TAP in San Diego

Join Taiwanese American Professionals - San Diego (TAP-SD) for our home-style cooking session! During this session, we will be making traditional dumplings at the Taiwanese American Culture Center. The event will go from 11-1pm. We will spend the first hour making dumplings, and the second hour doing what we do best, EATING. Space is limited to 20 people, so RSVP early! Prepay will be available soon for those who RSVP early; they will be contacted directly when the option is available. Ticketing: Contact…

Taiwanese Cooking Workshop with TAP in NY

At the next Taiwanese American Professionals - New York (TAP-NY) cooking workshop, our favorite Taiwanese A-Ma will be teaching us how to make the classic and iconic Taiwanese dish Three Cup Chicken (三杯雞). Three delicious ingredients – plus a little secret here and there – are sure to make this a great and delicious workshop. In addition to three cup chicken, we’ll be treated to some homestyle fish, so sign up fast before tickets run out! Please sign up for the workshop below. The…

Trivia Night with TAP in NY

Taiwanese American Professionals - New York (TAP-NY) invites you to join in our first ever trivia night where we'll eat, drink, and compete for cash prizes! Get your tickets here! - http://bit.ly/1nbZQV4 Gather your team of four, or sign up as a free agent, and join us at the Basement at Jebon for a casual quizzo/bar trivia competition. Categories include NYC, Picture Identification, Name that Tune, and Taiwanese Food. -1st place prize - $100 plus complimentary admission to TAP's Halloween…

TASC Night Market at UIUC

The UIUC's Taiwanese American Students Club, TIA, TSA, and Tzu Chi present TASC Night Market 2014. Night Market is TASC's annual event that seeks to emulate the experience of a Taiwanese night market. With this event, we hope to bring more awareness to the Taiwanese culture. Come to the Quad on Friday, Oct. 10th, 7-9 PM to enjoy some good food, great drinks, terrific performances, fun games, take photos at our photo booth, and bargain at our shop booth! All patrons receive 3 FREE tickets that…

Taiwanese Oyster Omelette Reduxe

*This is a post-script to "Flipping Out: An Irreverent Photo Essay on Making the Taiwanese Oyster Omelette" (“Oh-ah-jen” 蚵仔煎) since people inquired about recipes As Mrs. Lin did not use a formal recipe (like all venerable grandmother chefs, she comes from the "a pinch of this" and "a handful of that" era), below are tried-and-true recipes from two tasty Taiwanese food sites: Taiwan Duck and its excellent step-by-step video on how to cook (and flip) the oyster omelette. Mrs. Duck—okay,…

Flipping Out: An Irreverent Photo Essay on Making the Taiwanese Oyster Omelette

Ah, "Oh-ah-jen" (蚵仔煎). Oyster omelette. Taiwan night market staple. Street food favorite—and rare find in the United States. McD's does not exactly have an Oyster McOmelette on the drive-thru menu. So, last Saturday, several of us made the pilgrimage out to Union Church in Astoria, Queens to take part in TAP-NY's "Cooking Series" (aka Cooking 101 with a Taiwanese "Ah Ma"). Mrs. Lin, our oyster omelette Yoda, introduced us to the main ingredients of sweet potato starch, eggs, oysters…