透過醃漬與發酵所獲得的日嚐，不只是自古以來封存季節的智慧，乘載著人類飲食文化中對土地的珍愛，也是我們對於生活的記憶。在這次玩味旅舍策畫「那些日嚐」微型企劃展中，首度開展味覺體驗向度，邀請種籽設計、妙家庭廚房、胭脂食品社、果食男子與 even 等品牌，淺談食物保存設計的哲學以及私房享用法。
“What is the indispensable flavor in your memory?”
Everyone has unique daily taste of home in their memory. For generations, pickling and fermentation have been the traditional methods of preserving food, allowing our ancestors to enjoy the fruits of Mother Earth long after the harvest season. Through Taiwanese handmade jam and pickle which are common side dishes in Taiwan to see food culture, the method of preserved food and the respect to the environment. We invited Seedesign, Miao Marmalade, Yanzhi, Kudamonodanshi Confiture and even to share with us about their philosophy of preserved food as a method to evoke conversations among travelers and us.
Ginger Honey Lemon is the daily taste comes from Yanzhi.You can smell wine aroma which derives from fermentation. Ginger Honey Lemon is perfect for sparkling water, mellow smell left in the mouth after they have been tasted.At Yanzhi, we combine old and modern methods of pickling and fermenting, discovering culinary possibilities to expand the palette. With a focus on preserving fresh, high-quality ingredients and creating delicious, unique flavors, we explore and document the food preservation culture of Taiwan and beyond.
Second dish, Red Wine & Fig Jam is the daily taste comes from Kudamonodanshi Confiture in Taichung.This jam is a perfect match for sautéed patty and cheese. The appetizing smell of fig will combine with the aroma of red wine into the sweet aftertaste, make you finish in an instance but munch on forever!Kudamonodanshi Confiture select seasonal fruits keep lots fruit pulps and sugar for a day before cooking as French confiture method, and we love adding some herbs or spices into jam to create the complexity of texture!
Third dish, Winter Gleam Conserve is the daily taste comes from Seedesign. Winter Gleam Conserve is made with yolk, cinnamon leaf and lemon leaf with miso and orange peel. When you open the glass bottle of these special ingredients mixed, you can smell the aroma of the end of 2017 which derives from fermentation. Add a teaspoon of Winter Gleam Conserve in congee or stir with Chinese noodles and sprinkle shred fried yolk on the top of this dishes, feel the multiple flavors in your mouth. Seedesign shared the spirit of seasonal food for 24 solar terms in old Chinese culture by words and illustration, devoted to the boundless culture of Chinese solar terms, diet, and life.
Fourth dish, Old-fashioned Cherry Preserves is the daily taste comes from Miao Marmalade.Fresh cherry with sugar and lemon juice turns into mysterious eggplant in the glass bottle. A piece of cheese with Old-fashioned Cherry Preserves and some cherry juice taste smooth and luscious. Especially the goat cheese like Etoki, P’tit Basque which produced in Basque, France. When the cheese slides down your throat, you will feel on cloud nine because of the long aftertaste of cheese combine with the smell of Old-fashioned Cherry Preserves.Miao Marmalade believes strict control of process and selection of ingredients renders not only impeccable taste, but also a special texture, the kind of texture found only in delicious things.