Ger­man ex­pat re­turns to Tai­wan out of sense of love for the is­land

The China Post - - LOCAL -

tion, de­spite the re­duced like­li­hood of fu­ture op­por­tu­ni­ties for pro­mo­tion, ac­cord­ing to the re­port.

The high­est- ranked fe­male manager in Tai­wan's car in­dus­try re­called that when she first came to Tai­wan in 2009, she started learn­ing Man­darin by buy­ing fruit at a small stand next to her home.

Hil­ger was also moved by the en­thu­si­as­tic fe­male shop­keeper who treated her to mango and talked to her pa­tiently de­spite the shop­keeper's fal­ter­ing English.

She was es­pe­cially i mpressed with her first meal of pork dumplings filled with soup broth ( Xi­ao­long Bao) at renowned Tai­wan- based dumpling chain Din Tai Fung, where a wait­ress kindly re­minded her to be care­ful of the hot soup in the dumplings.

Be­cause of her pas­sion for Tai­wanese gourmet food, one of the first things Hil­ger did on re­turn­ing to Tai­wan was to sign up for a cooking class and she looks for­ward to in­tro­duc­ing her Ger­man com­pa­tri­ots to gourmet Tai­wanese food.

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