Kowloon sugar rush
Category: Hong Kong
Fortune-telling at Tin Hau Temple gardens, Hong Kong – 算命,香港
Near Temple Street Night Market, paraded between the Government Services Building and the Tin Hau Temple Complex in Kowloon, fortune tellers set their flashy tents in a long row, waiting… Read more “Fortune-telling at Tin Hau Temple gardens, Hong Kong – 算命,香港”
Taxi colours, Hong Kong – 香港的士
Red taxis are an iconic sight in Hong Kong, but each area and set of islands of the city has its own color-based code service.
Soy-simmered food: lou mei – 滷味, 香港
Lou mei (滷味) is the name given to the dishes prepared by simmering them in a large volume of seasoned soy-based sauce before cooking, like a marinade.
Neon lights, Hong Kong – 香港霓虹燈
As Hong Kong embodies tradition and modernity in one shot, neon signs can be considered one of those elements from the ‘old colony’ that resist to disappear, and perhaps one of its most iconic elements.
Douhua – 豆(腐)花
A dessert? A soup? Some sort of milk curd? Tofu takes too many shapes… even as dessert.
Three of a kind – 煎釀三寶
One of the many options regarding fried-anything in Hong Kong’s street food.
Cantonese charcuteries: a siu laap shop – 烧腊
Siu laap (烧腊) is the name given to all Cantonese style cooked meats, including siu mei, lou mei and even preserved meats, like lap cheong or bakkwa.