Kowloon sugar rush
Category: Pastry and desserts
Douhua – 豆(腐)花
A dessert? A soup? Some sort of milk curd? Tofu takes too many shapes… even as dessert.
Taiwan wheel cakes – 車輪餅
Taiwan wheel cakes (糕点) are one of the many versions of the typical red bean cakes, and to be precise, the Taiwanese one, made of two halfs of dough cooked in a shaped waffle pan, with a filling to choose.
Hong Kong waffles – 雞蛋仔
Asia has its own version of anything western. Just like with the portuguese egg tarts, the waffles have their own asian version: the eggettes (雞蛋仔).
Crispy buns with condensed milk, Hong Kong – 奶油猪仔包, 香港
One of my top-favorite delicacies from Hong Kong are the crispy buns with condensed milk from the Tsui Wah Restaurants.
Ma hua – 麻花
Sometimes a ma hua (麻花) truck appears from nowhere in the neighborhood and parks on the sidewalk, or just pops up in a centric square where you never… Read more “Ma hua – 麻花”
Portuguese egg tarts – 蛋挞, 葡式蛋撻
Portuguese egg tarts (蛋挞, literally meaning egg tart) are a typical pastry from Macao with origin in the colonial past of the city, and nowadays, a dessert… Read more “Portuguese egg tarts – 蛋挞, 葡式蛋撻”