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It's hot out: 6 top spots for Taiwanese shaved ice
It's hot out: 6 top spots for Taiwanese shaved ice

Some call it snow cream, fluff ice, milk fluff or milk snow. In Taiwanese, it's xue hua bing, which literally translates to "snow flower" (a.k.a. snowflake) ice. Whatever you call it, you will rejoice at the cool surprise of Taiwanese shaved ice, especially on a scorching Southern California day. Xue hua bing was exported out of Taipei in the 1990s, but we haven't seen it on our shores until the last couple of years. It's made by freezing milk with a variety of different flavors or mix-ins in cylinders. Then, a special machine shaves the ice into paper-thin ribbons or shreds. The texture of the "snow" depends on a variety of factors such as the ingredients,...

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