A-Z Ingredients

Wondering what the difference between dark soy sauce and soy paste is? Overwhelmed by the strange markings on the bottles at the Asian market? And just what does white pepper powder do? Here is a guide to some of the essential ingredients used in Taiwanese cooking. You should be able to find these ingredients at your local Chinese/Asian market.

Ingredients (A-Z):

Black Vinegar

Chili Bean Sauce

Chili Paste

Chinese Five Spice Powder

Dark Soy Sauce

Dried Chili Peppers

Hoisin Sauce


Rice Wine

Sesame Oil

Sichuan Peppercorn (Prickly Ash)

Soy Paste

Star Anise


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