2021 / People / Life Style (Non-Pro)

The Hakkanese Kitchen

  • Photographer
    Mei-Chen Chang

Hakkanese are part of Taiwanese, who have settled in Taiwan since hundreds of years ago. Most of them live in farming community. They are famous for their diligent and thrifty in managing a household. Also , Hakkanese food is popular in Taiwan. On special days, they make red Turtle-shaped rice cake, Tangyuan (various flavors inside the small balls) and rice dumplings . Red stands for luck in our society and round things mean reunion.