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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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Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations & Fireworks 2020: Ten Free Places To Go

Updated on December 18th, 2019: The Hong Kong Tourism Board has announced that the fireworks for the Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations for 2020 had been cancelled. It would be replaced by a laser light show over the Victoria Harbour. 2020’s almost upon us and we are getting excited about the Hong Kong New Year Countdown and fireworks display. To get the best out of this annual event takes a little preparation but we have compiled some useful tips and suggestions to ensure your night is a success. Here is what you need to know about the best places to watch fireworks in Hong Kong this New Year’s Eve. Get there early – the fun starts before midnight As ...

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Hong Kong Holiday Gift Card Sale 2019

  Christmas is around the corner! You already have the Christmas tree set up and Christmas party confirmed. What else is missing? A perfect Hong Kong holiday gift for your friends and family! How about giving them a unique and fun experience to create lasting memories! Hong Kong Foodie Gift Cards make the perfect present for your loved ones! Save 15% on Foodie Gift Cards to our Foodie Tours. From our classic Central & Sheung Wan Foodie Tour, the award-winning Sham Shui Po Foodie Tour, to the popular new Temple Street Night Foodie Tour, there is a great food tour experience for everyone. Don’t miss this opportunity to gift the ideal foodie present for this holiday season. Simply use promo code “GIFT”. This Hong ...

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Black Friday to Cyber Monday 2019 — Sham Shui Po Foodie Tour

Black Friday 2019 is here! Book your tickets now during our annual Black Friday Cyber Monday Sale since 2013. The promotion will end on Tuesday. Act fast! Grab 25% off our popular Sham Shui Po Foodie Tour. This morning Foodie Tour features a gigantic fluffy pineapple bun, a warming cup of milk tea, silky tofu dessert with delicious ginger syrup, freshly made hand-wrapped dumplings, homemade noodles and more! Take advantage of our Black Friday Cyber Monday promotion and use discount code “blackfriday19” to book your tickets on our website. Book now and join us on our morning adventure! It is surely the best activity to do in Hong Kong with your family and friends during this holiday season! Terms and Conditions: 1. ...

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