叉燒: Cantonese Style BBQ

If you are a fan of Asian food, meat, and yummy food, and you haven’t tried Cantonese BBQ yet, go yelp up the closest one near you and take a visit!  This trip I had to Ming’s BBQ was pretty successful.  We ordered a platter “Special Side BBQ” with 3 types of meats (left to right of photo above):

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鴨血: Make like a Vampire and Eat Some (Duck) Blood

“What do you mean ‘eat some duck blood’!?” You might ask.  Well, what I mean is exactly that.  Duck blood is eaten in some European and Asian countries.  For example, there’s the Czernina from Poland, and there’s Duck blood and vermicelli soup from China.  In Taiwan, it is usually made in to a tofu shape and is basically cubes of clotted duck blood.  (The redness of the soup is just Spicy  Mala Sauce btw… we don’t drink the blood.  That’s crazy!  :P)

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