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Send Your Loved Ones Hong Kong Foodie Postcards!

Order our series of Hong Kong Foodie Postcards, created in collaboration with renowned Hong Kong illustrator Vansketcher! If you’ve been looking for beautiful Hong Kong postcards to send your loved ones, look no further. These postcards showcase Hong Kong’s unique food and living culture. Each set contains four hand-drawn postcards, featuring the foods and heritage attractions you’ve come across on our Foodie Tours. There has never been a series of Hong Kong postcards more perfect for foodies! Simply write a heartfelt message on the back and mail one to each of your food-loving friends. They’re bound to love them, and you! Check out the four sets of Hong Kong postcards: Sham Shui Po Foodie Postcard Set The star of this ...

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Chinese New Year’s Eve Dinner (Tuen Neen Fan)

Imagine plates teeming with food and completely covering the dining table, small children running around the tiny, cramped apartment, adults huddled around the television, trying to block out the piercing voices of their sugar-high children – these are the essentials that make up a Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner. Also known as Tuen Neen Fan (團年飯) or reunion dinner, this feast is eaten the night before the first day of the Chinese New Year, and is when the entire family gathers to conclude the year together before a new beginning. The Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner plays a significant role in Chinese culture, and is one of the traditional events Chinese communities worldwide look forward to most. However, Chinese New ...

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Four Hong Kong Winter Dishes to Fight the Cold Weather

Brrrrr…. Winter has hit Hong Kong! The mercury is dropping fast and weather conditions are expected to stay chilly in the coming week. With temperature falling, what are the top dishes to try in Hong Kong to keep ourselves warm? Hong Kong Foodie shares our four favorite Hong Kong winter dishes. 1. Hot Pot If you are like us and prefer steaming hot food, hot pot is a great way to ensure everything still has steam on your plate or bowl in this weather. Dip fresh seafood like prawns and scallops, or wagyu beef and fresh chicken in a soup base like hot and spicy broth, and your body will surely feel warmed up. What’s even better is you can mix ...

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5 Short and Scenic Hiking Trails in Hong Kong

The cooler months are finally arriving in Hong Kong! Are you ready to seize this short-lived window of beautiful weather to explore the great outdoors? Many visitors opt for hiking the Dragon’s Back in Shek O, but did you know Hong Kong has many other off-the-beaten-track yet scenic hiking trails to offer? We are here to suggest five Hong Kong short hiking trails for you to start your workout in this refreshing weather! Two of the following trails are on Hong Kong Island and three of them are in the New Territories. Have a fun walk and discover the beautiful countryside of Hong Kong! 1.  Mount High West Spare two hours to hike up the Mount High West on West ...

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Hong Kong Styled French Toast Recipe (西多士)

You might have tried French Toast before, but have you tried the Hong Kong Styled French Toast that are popular at local cha chaan tengs (Hong Kong Styled Cafes)? This scrumptious treat is an adaptation of the western style french toasts. With social distancing, it might be hard to go out to eat at a cha chaan teng. Here’s our recipe for you to make it at home! Cook & Preparation Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 2 slices White bread without the skin2 tbsp Smooth peanut butter 10 grams Butter2 Eggs2 tbsp Golden syrup or pancake syrup300ml Cooking oil (vegetable oil or canola oil or peanut oil) Steps: 1. Cut off the skin of the white bread (if any).2. Spread the ...

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Fun Activity in Hong Kong this Summer — Buy 6 Get 1 Free Hong Kong Local Craft Beer Tour

Are you searching for fun activities in Hong Kong this summer now that we are mostly stuck in Hong Kong? We have all been cooped up for too long during this COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone is talking about Holiday at Home in Hong Kong. Let’s do something different and fun! Hong Kong offers lots and lots of exciting things for us to do. This year, we bring back our super popular Hong Kong Local Craft Beer Tour! What else is better to do than to explore unique Hong Kong craft beer breweries on an air-conditioned brew bus? Learn about Hong Kong’s exciting craft beer scene, taste at least 12 different kinds of craft beer, nibble on carefully-paired snacks and savor a ...

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Sweet Peanut Soup Recipe (花生糊)

Have you ever tried Chinese dessert like Sweet Peanut Soup? Sweet soups are very popular among locals, especially after dinner. One of the tasting locations on our Temple Street Night Foodie Tour is a traditional Chinese dessert shop which has remained popular among nearby residents for nearly a century. You might have seen many kinds of sweet soups such as almond soup, black sesame soup, walnut soup, cashew soup. The steps to make these sweet soups are similar. We will show you how to make sweet peanut soup, which is harder to find outside. Cook Time: <10 minutesPreparation Time: 1 hourServes six bowls Ingredients: 200g Raw peanuts (can be substituted with unsalted, non-roasted peanuts)2 teaspoons Rice350ml Water (for peanut blending)80-120g ...

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Claypot Rice Recipe (煲仔飯)

On our Temple Street Night Foodie Tour, our Foodie Guides might have recommended you several places in the neighborhood for some delicious claypot rice. Very often, these eateries have long queues, especially in the winter. With our recipe below, you can now try to make it at home! Cook Time: 30 minutesPreparation Time: 30 minutesServes two people Ingredients 1 cup Rice3/4 cup Water (use a full cup of water if your claypot rice doesn’t use spare ribs or any meat with marinade)150 gram Spare ribs1 piece Pork Chinese sausage (diced)1 piece Liver Chinese sausage (diced) Marinade for spare ribs:1 tablespoon Light soy sauce1 tablespoon Oil1/2 teaspoon Corn starch1/2 teaspoon Salt1/3 teaspoon Sugar Black bean sauce:1 tablespoon Fermented black beans2 cloves ...

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Hong Kong Styled Barbecued Pork Recipe (叉燒)

Enjoyed our barbecued pork (char siu) tasting on our Central & Sheung Wan Foodie Tour? Want to make it at home? Here’s our recipe for the homemade version.  Cook Time: 30 minutesPreparation Time: 15 minutesMarinate Time: overnight Ingredients 600 gm / 21 oz / 1 catty Boston Butt/Pork Shoulder/梅頭 Marinade:70 gm / 2.5 oz Maltose / 麥芽糖 (or replace with honey but best to use maltose)60 ml / 2 oz Light Soy Sauce / 生抽30 gm / 1 oz Oyster Sauce / 蠔油 (or replace with dark soy sauce and sugar)30 gm / 1 oz Sugar / 糖20 ml / 0.7 oz Rice Wine / 米酒 or Rose Wine / 玫瑰露酒2 slices/片 Ginger/ 薑2 cloves/瓣 Garlic / 蒜頭 White pepper ...

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Five Favorite Chinese New Year Pudding

Chinese New Year is only five days away and many of us Foodies have already hand made or stocked up on our Chinese New Year Pudding. Along with the tradition of wearing new clothes to symbolize a new start and fresh hopes for the coming year, we also look forward to eating some yummy traditional Chinese New Year food. Several of the favorite Chinese New Year dishes are puddings or cakes of some kind, since the Cantonese word for “cake” has a similar pronunciation as the word “high” and is symbolic of prosperity and “rising” fortunes. Most westerners anticipate sweet and sticky confections when they hear the word cake or pudding, so it will come as a bit of a ...

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