Betel Leaf Dumplings: Chef’s Plate (Ep. 6)

Oct 09, 2018

Aeles Lrawbalrate, an indigenous chef in Taiwan, uses foraged ingredients from the jungle in her dishes. She is part of the Rukai people, one of 16 officially recognized Austronesian tribes on the island, and she is committed to reversing the effects of colonization in her village.

TaiwanTaiwanese cuisineeffects of colonizationindigenousBetel Leaf Dumpling


Written by: Clarissa Wei

Voiceover: Clarissa Wei

Featuring: Aeles Lrawbalrate

Produced by: Clarissa Wei and Nicholas Ko

Shot by: Nicholas Ko

Edited by: Nicholas Ko

Mastered by: Victor Peña