Hong Kong Food
Last updated by samshen at 2013-11-4
Hong Kong, as the crossroads of eastern and western cultures, has developed a blend of eating habits incorporating Chinese, notably Cantonese, and western cuisines.
Hong Kong Featured Food:
Canton food is regarded as a representative food for Hong Kong., because Canton people make up large proportion of the population in Hong Kong. Over 70 percent of the Chinese restaurants specialize in serving canton food. Hong Kong's canton food has formed style of its own based on applying cooking skills from all over the worlds.
Recommended dishes: Boiled prawns, beef with oyster sauce, barbecued meat combination, fried pork sparerib, bean sprouts with cow silk, fried rice noodle with sliced beef or pork, frog with spicy orange peel.
Recommended canton food restaurants:
Super Star Seafood Restaurant
Stone fish is well-known and ostrich and underback hot pot is also pretty delicious in the restaurant. What’s more, there are fresh seafood and sharp fin at reasonable prices.
Address：83-97, Nathan Road; Telephone: (852) 23660878
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Hakka food also called Dongjiang food is a traditional food brought by Hakka who emigrated from the central plains of China.
Its characteristics are salty, oily and fragrant, similar to food in northern area. Hakka food looks simple and the price is relatively cheap.
Recommended dishes: Bean curd stuffed with minced pork, steamed pork belly with preserved greens, Hakka rolled meat pot.
Chuen Cheung Kui Restaurant
108-120, Perceval Street Causeway Bay
Hakka Seafood Restaurant
1, Mut Wah Street, Causeway Bay
Hong Kong has a variety of dessert, the semi-fluid ones including Sesame Paste, Sago Paste and Walnut Paste, the pastries including Harsmar Cake, Egg Tart, Fried Milk Yellow Package, Deep-fried Pastries, Layer Cake, Malaysian Steamed Cake and various Hong Kong steamed bread with scallion, and others like Mango Pudding, Milk Custard, Bean curd Jelly, Fresh Seasonal Fruit Platter and Sago Ice.
Recommended dessert shops:
1. Yuen Kee Dessert Cafe
Address：No.32, Sai Yin Pan, Central Street
2. The Sweet Dynasty Dessert Store
Address：No.88 on Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsul
3. Tai Liang Ba Kee Dessert Store
Address：No.492 on Shanghai Street
4. Hui Lau Shan Dessert Store
5. Paul Lafayet (French patisserie) - www.paullafayet.com
Food type:Paul Lafayet brings the most authentic taste of French pastry to Asia. Its artisan cakes and pastry are freshly made everyday, preservative-free. Sign
Chiu Chow Food
Chiu Chow food which originated in the costal areas of eastern Guangdong is a branch of Canton food. Similar to Canton food, the main raw materials of Chiu Chow food are sea products and in cooking skills, very little amount of cooking oil and mild spices are used so that the natural flavor of the food is preserved.
But it differs from Canton food in that it has a variety of seasonnings and every dish is served with a catchup, a blending of many commonly-used souces. The most popular souce is the aromatic sate sauce which consists of peanut sauce, sesame sauce and shrimp sauce.
It's customary to serve Chaozhou Food with Kungfu tea prior to or after the meal. It is a kind of strong Wulong tea, regular drinking of which is belived effecient in increasing appetite,aiding digestion, good to health.
Recommended dishes: Chiu Chow cold crab, Chiu Chow cold platter, famous stove live fish, spiced duck, chicken in shape of megranate and peony.
Other Asian Food
Hong Kong has Japanese food, South Korea food, Thai food, Vietnam food, Malaysia food, Singapore food, Philippians Food and so on. Among them, Japanese food is delicate and has a fine appearance and it is famous for its fresh Sashimi, Rice and Vegetable Roll, Tappasaki, Sushi and Rice Wine.
South Korea's gourmet specialties are various roasted meat (including pork, beef, chicken, fish and sleeve-fish), pickle and cold noodles. South Korea food is spiced and sour which is helpful to give one appetite. Famous dishes are Tung Yum Gung (shrimp soup), chicken in pandan leaves, fried rice with pineapple, fried rice and so on.
As a new upsurge, Vietnam food is fresh and its ingredients come from botanical plants. The food is mainly of sweet and sour flavor and the specialties are sugar prawn, seven courses of beef, stewed eel with curry, beer crab, noodle with live beef, seafood sour soup.
As to Indonesia and Malaysian diets, with curry, vanilla and coconut mill as their major i
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