I’ll just keep it simple here and let the pictures speak for themselves – this one’s for you, Ms Miller:
These are fresh hand made shrimp paste won tons
And this is shrimp won ton soup with shrimp paste balls, and lettuce
This is a potato noodle dish with cabbage and eggs and tiny shrimplets.
This is street food dinner: potato noodles, fried Lap Cheurng sausage, tofu with beans, eggs and tiny shrimps.
This is a bitter nettle-like soup with chicken broth. They still have thorns on, and I call it the Bitter Lover’s soup.
These are ricey-rolled wrapped things that are sweet. I think they have beans and chestnuts in them, alongside chestnut dumplings and Spring rolls!
This is oysters with garlic and an oyster pancake, it wasn’t presented very well, but my god, is it good with a little chili paste. (Is Taiwan’s famous oyster pancake originally from here? And up here, where do they get the oysters??)
This is a home style Shantou lunch at Mr An’s house: counter clockwise we have: Chicken Chiu Zhou style, spring rolls with mung beans, a tarot root and red bean fried patty, eggplanty-like vegetable, sticky rice rolls with corn, black sesame, or sweet potato, dumplings with chestnuts, greens with ginger, In the middle is a bowl of fishy soup with tofu.