Hong Kong is a city practically bursting at the seams with incredible food and with people who love to eat it. The city’s cultural and economic promise attracts dreamers and travelers from around the world, and its known as a one-of-a-kind melting pot of Eastern and Western influence.
Take a culinary tour, this book begins with elements of a traditional Hong Kong breakfast: congee (rice porridge) and yau cha kwai (oil fried bread sticks). As the day progresses, street eat recipes include Sichuan-style chāo shǒu (wontons), fresh and steaming har gow dim sum (steamed shrimp dumplings), ngau lam mein (beef brisket noodles). There’s plenty of sweets, too – including “pineapple” bread, alongside a cup of HK-style milk tea.
Hong Kong is an explorer’s dream and a food-lover’s paradise. Hong Kong Local brings you 70 recipes for the dishes that define the city, so you can capture the magic of Hong Kong at home.
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