Chuan-An Hu

Chuan-An Hu

Associate Professor of Department of Chinese at National Central University

Research expertise: cultural creativity, culinary journalling, digital multimedia applications, ancient Chinese civilisation and archaeology, and extra-territorial sinology.

10:30 - 12:00

The Past and Present of Taiwanese Cuisine


What is the taste of Taiwan?

What are the dishes and flavours that represent the taste of Taiwan?

How did the commonly seen dishes, such as tomato with scrambled eggs and chicken mushroom soup, come to be part of our daily menu?

In the midst of tasting these delicacies, are we aware of the intricate ties to the land, family and community behind it?


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