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Food: Farm to Fermentation in Nantou County, Taiwan

Fermentation is an age-old process, constantly happening, often aided by human obsession. Alive & well in Taiwan, the natural wonder of fermentation is responsible for some of your favorite flavors. Fine Foods From Fermentation I imagine it would be difficult to get though the day without eating something fermented. In chocolate school, one of the first …

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Cacao Plantations in Taiwan: Tree to Bar Chocolate on Formosa

I’ve just returned from another week on Taiwan. Originally inhabited by aboriginal peoples, and opened to the world by Dutch and Spanish explorers in the 1600’s, Taiwan is a stunning tropical country. For most of its modern existence, it’s also been under varying degrees of Chinese rule. The dominant language is still Mandarin, but many …

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