Hong Kong Cuisine – local snacks and specialities

Hong Kong Cuisine – local snacks and specialities

A guide to some of the snacks and meals that are popular with the locals, and where to get them

[NOTE: this has translated from wechat and its a little imperfect, but I put here as a guide for food lovers looking for a genuine ‘local’ Hong Kong food experience.]

You can find out more about Hong Kong at our sister site http://thehkshopper.com which has an article on Dim Sum in HK and HK Tea Restaurants, both not to be missed on a food lovers visit to HK.

beef brisket noodles

Description: Brisket was tasty, not chew bad, remains refreshingly noodle road, and no lye smell, as saying that I was the most hated that lye flavor, I think it’s smelly, soup is also not a lot of the grease, eating, half the soup to drink lol!

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Chinas Top Food Cities

Chinas Top Food Cities

Number 1: Chengdu
I will never forget Chengdu, my first food experience there was the famous spicy hotpot, my mouth and lips were on fire from the red soup of chiller and peppers! In 2010, Chengdu was designated the “Capital of the World’s Gourmet Food” by UNESCO, and renowned for hot pot cooking, spicy bean curd and Kung Pao chicken.

Number 2: Guangzhou
Cantonese cuisine has become one of my favorites, in particular Dian Xin which is such a popular breakfast outing. Also popular is Wonton, noodles and dumplings along with braised meats and just about any animal you could imagine (a part that’s maybe not so interesting to me)

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Let’s Eat…… Snacks

Let’s Eat…… Snacks

Here’s a quick guide to some of the popular local snacks foods you’ll see on your travels around China (excuse the translations, will get to correcting the dish names):

Lijiang: delicacies include spiral dumpling, buckwheat cake, walnut meatball, champion cake, Naxi Bowl Tsai cake, millet meatloaf, spiral cake, pineapple rice pudding, purple meters Baba, fried water dragonfly, Naxi la ribs, fried egg series, jelly, beef omelet, roast breast fan.

Hangzhou Snacks: Cypress, 2 bits, 3 1 onion package butter cake, Wu Dun, 6 prawns and eel West Lake West Lake Lotus root starch, Mei Niang the snow cat ears, Hangzhou Xiao long.

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