Hey Michael, have you ever had luwei?
Luwei is meats, tofu and eggs stewed in soy sauce
and Chinese herbs.
Wow. Will it make me taller and thinner?
Let’s try and ?nd out. O? to Gangshan we go.
Let s go.
“Luwei” is food stewed in a soy sauce and medicinal
herb broth. It s usually sold in night markets,
the usual kinds you ll ?nd include chicken feet,
Pork knuckle, pork stomach, eggs, tofu to begin
with. And then we also have mullet, shishamo and
Chen Siou-cing started out with just a stall in
the night market. Then she expanded, opened a luwei
company and factory. Now the company even exports
luwei snacks and holds DIY workshops for visitors.
When in Gangshan, you have to eat goat.
What would I tell my wife if we didn’t?
Isn’t your wife vegetarian?
Wait, you don’t like goat either.
Maybe after I have goat in Gangshan, I’ll end up
The truth is, neither one of us like goat, but when
in Gangshan, apparently you have to eat goat. How
about some goat marrow, Michael?
Get a little bit of the sauce.
It’s rather fatty.
Yes, fatty. Very sweet.
Now I can say, I’ve sucked bone marrow.
Next time I come to Gangshan, I’ll just stick to
I don t actually eat luwei very often, and I didn’t
even know how it was made, so it was a good opportunity.
I also enjoyed learning about Gangshan, I ride through
here a lot on my bike and I never realized there
were so many interesting things in Gangshan.
Like goat cuisine.
Like goat cuisine. The center of goat cuisine in
Taiwan is here.