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Popcorn Chicken with Taiwanese Basil

Popcorn Chicken with Taiwanese Basil

Taiwanese popcorn chicken with basil, or Salt and Pepper Chicken (yan su ji) is a popular Taiwanese street food and also sold in a lot of American bubble tea chains. It is cooked with basil leaves and highly addictive.

Popcorn Chicken with Basil and Sage leaves

Popcorn Chicken with Basil and Sage leaves

My apologies for not including step by step photos. But I figured a recipe post with 2 photos is better than no recipe post at all. A couple weeks ago I had tried popcorn chicken with basil from a bubble tea cafe in San Jose, […]

Insalata Caprese (or, Caprese Salad).

Insalata Caprese (or, Caprese Salad).

  Bear with me, I’m not feeling my greatest this morning. Not that you really want to know about it – this is a food blog, and if I told you I’m sick to my stomach and my entire body aches, well, that doesn’t sound […]

Panini with Prosciutto di Parma, Basil, Tomato and Mozzarella (aka best sandwich ever).

Panini with Prosciutto di Parma, Basil, Tomato and Mozzarella (aka best sandwich ever).

When I was living in London for the summer of 2001, I walked by a little cafe after work every evening.  This cafe had a glass display case with different variations of panini.  The one that struck me the most was this: The panini were […]