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Lins Stinky Tofu in Taitung

Coming back to Taitung from Green Island, we had just enough time to stop at Lin’s Smelly Tofu eatery. The tofu comes on either small or large plates (50 or 100 TWD) and we started with sharing a small one. The tofu was delicious, very soft in texture and the fresh basil and garlic sauce rounded up the taste perfectly. So in no time, we ordered more and more until we were full and happy and ready to go back to the train station to go back to Hualien. These were the leftovers: Picture gallery

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Making ravioli

The shared house in Melbourne comes with a great veggie patch AND a pasta machine! So we put it all together and made ravioli from scratch with different fillings partly from the garden. One filling was made of roasted green asparagus with garlic and walnuts, the other one of semi-dried tomatoes, pine nuts, and rocket. I used Adelaide tomatoes and put them in the oven for about an hour at 70°C (thanks to Max for the tip). Here is a picture of the pasta doe and the two fillings. We had the ravioli with sage butter and avocados, which had to go

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Melitzanes Tiganites – Fried eggplants

For a late Sunday breakfast, it was the perfect time to make the Greek fried eggplants. All that’s needed for this simple recipe is an eggplant and some dough (water, flour, egg). There are several varieties, sometimes it’s made just with a thin flour coating or without any dough. First thing is to slice the eggplant, sprinkle the slides with a little salt and give it time, so some of the water comes out. In the meantime, I prepared the tzatziki with a grated cucumber, garlic, and yogurt – here it is. After a couple of minutes, I dried the

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