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Best Taiwan Pepper Cakes Buns Inwards Taipei 胡椒餅 |Johor Kaki Travels For Food

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Pepper cake 胡椒餅 is i of the nearly pop street foods inwards Taiwan. We tried a few of the famous stalls inwards Taipei as well as liked all of them 😋

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Pepper cakes originate from Foochow 福州 inwards Southern China. The buns (actually) are made past times wrapping minced pork , pork slices as well as chopped chives inwards a thick flour dough. Each stall accept their undercover recipe for the marination , proportion of fatty as well as lean meat , chives as well as dough mix.

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The buns are set within a tandoor trend rock charcoal oven past times sticking them to the side walls. The buns bake at 300°C+ till they are golden brown. The lineament of the pepper cakes depend a lot on the science of the baker.


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When the buns turned golden chocolate-brown , they are scraped off the side walls , bagged inwards newspaper sleeves as well as served pipage hot to waiting customers.

Here are the pepper cake stalls that nosotros tried during our catch to Taipei 👉

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Stall name: 福州世祖胡椒餅
AddressNo. xiii , Section 1 , Chongqing South Road , Zhongzheng District , Taipei City , 100
GPS25°02'45.7"N 121°30'47.8"E | 25.046029 , 121.513285
Nearest Metro station: Beimen
Hours: 11:00am - 9:00pm



This was the get-go pepper cake nosotros tasted during this trip to Taipei.

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The peel of the sesame seed crusted bun was sparse as well as chewy. The meaty ball of minced pork as well as pork slices was sugariness , peppery as well as savoury. The meat ball was juicy but in that location was no juice or stock inwards the bun (like the agency in that location is hot juice inwards a xiao long bao or shen chien bao).

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Stall name: 福州世祖胡椒餅 Fuzhou Ancestor Pepper Pie
AddressNo. 249 , Raohe Street , Songshan District Taipei City , 105
GPS25°03'03.2"N 121°34'39.0"E | 25.050898 , 121.577509
Nearest Metro station: Songshan
Hours: 5:00pm - 12:00 midnight



This is the Raohe Street dark marketplace branch of 福州世祖胡椒餅 i.e. the same equally the i nosotros had inwards the morning time at Chongqing South Road. It is correct at the Songshan Ciyou Temple 松山慈祐宮 entrance.

There are ii pepper cake stalls hither beside each other. We went for the i amongst the crazy longest queue 😂

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福州世祖胡椒餅 pepper cakes are quite consistent betwixt the ii outlets. Thin peel chewy bun. Juicy , flavourful peppery meat ball but in that location was no juicy stock inwards the bun.

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Stall name丞祖胡椒餅
AddressNo. 89 , Section 1 , Chongqing South Road , Zhongzheng District , Taipei City , 100
GPS25°02'36.7"N 121°30'47.8"E | 25.043527 , 121.513274
Nearest Metro station: Ximen
Hours: 10:30am - 9:00pm



This was the tertiary pepper cake stall nosotros tried. (It is truly simply 10 minutes walk due south from the Chongqing South branch of 世祖胡椒餅.)

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The sesame crusted golden chocolate-brown bun is moderately thick as well as chewy. It felt simply correct to me.

The meat ball was juicy as well as was sugariness , peppery as well as savoury - leans on the naturally sugariness side amongst a pleasant lingering spiciness. This pepper cake has hot juicy stock similar the agency in that location is hot stock inwards xiao long bao or shen chien bao.

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Stall name元祖胡椒餅
AddressNo. v , Alley 2 , Lane 89 , Section 3 , Heping West Road , Wanhua District , Taipei City , 108
GPS25°02'07.6"N 121°30'02.3"E | 25.035449 , 121.500641
Nearest Metro station: Longshan Temple 
Hours: 10:30am - 6:30pm




This pepper cake stall is within a narrow alley. Don't worry - the alley is vivid , construct clean as well as the stall is simply thirty metres inside. There are enough of tourists queueing as well as taking photos 😄

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Of the pepper cakes nosotros tried during this trip , 元祖胡椒餅 has the palest as well as the thickest skin. It was quite chewy , nearly strong (especially when allowed to cool). Their pepper bun was besides the smallest size. The meat ball was greasy but it was flavoursome amongst nicely balanced sugariness , peppery as well as savoury flavours.

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👉 We didn't drive many pepper cakes during this brusque Taipei trip , but of the 3 brands nosotros tried , I like 丞祖胡椒餅 more. It has the best combination of peel as well as filling , texture as well as flavor inwards my opinion.

When yous are inwards Taiwan , plough over whatsoever pepper stall yous stumble upon a try. Chances are it volition hold upwards dainty 😋

When I am dorsum to Taipei adjacent , I volition drive to a greater extent than pepper cakes as well as update this post. Help me past times sharing amongst me your favourite pepper cake stall.

Date: 23 October 2017

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