Food and Drink
Taiwanese food, on the one hand is very Chinese
but it has a strong influence from the Japanese,
due to the period when Taiwan was occupied
by Japan. There are many Japanese food restaurants.
The Night markets are a popular place where
people buy their food from the many stalls.
Hakka Cuisine is mainly served in the Hsinchu
County. Famous Hakka dishes include fried
pork sausages with ginger, stir-fried dishes
and sticky rice dumplings with ginger and
dried radish peels.
Aboriginal Food boasts a unique, rustic flavor
and freshness with famous recipes like roasted
boar meat, bamboo partridge, rice cooked
in bamboo tubes, sticky rice cake (hand made
from millett and comes in different flavours)
fried wild herbs and vegetables, as well
as fine homebrewed millet liquor.