Best Food items to try in Hong Kong – A palatable experience!

Being a melting pot for people of different ethnicities cultural backgrounds Hong Kong boasts a vibrant food culture. Read on to know about four food items you must try during your time in Hong Kong.

Dim Sum

Dim Sum is a staple food item loved by the Chinese, it is not only delicious but also it is one of the most fun food experiences in Hong Kong. Dim Sum is basically small bite-sized portions of food that will be served in small steamer baskets that. Dumplings, deep fried food, steamed buns are some of the food items you could find in your Dim Sum basket. You could find this dish at most of the Wan Chai hotel properties the likes of Dorsett Wanchai Hong Kong and in other populated regions of Hong Kong as well.

Lo Mai Gai

The Chinese love their food steamed since it’s a food preparation method that preserves all the nutrients and flavours of the used ingredients. Lo Mai Gai is also a dish made by Steaming glutinous rice with pork, chicken or Chinese sausages wrapped in lotus leaves. Once cooked and unwrapped, what you’ll get is a gooey and decadent delight that is fragrant and absolutely delicious.

Roast Duck

Marinated in a mix that contains over 20 different spices, and glazed in honey, the duck is slow roasted in charcoal. Once done what you get is a perfectly cooked duck’s which the exterior is golden and crispy while the interior remains moist, juicy and succulent.

Soy Sauce braised pigeon

Like duck pigeon too has succulent and dark meat that is more delicious and rich in flavours. This particular dish is made by braising the pigeon in Soy Sauce adding in a variety of spices and herbs which gives more flavour and character to the dish. This is certainly a must try during your time in Hongkong.

Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+

Best Street Food Stalls in Kuala Lumpur- For Foodies Who Yearn for an Epic Culinary Adventure

Street food in Kuala Lumpur is divinely satisfying! Read the article below and find out where you will be able to enjoy the finest tastes in this iconic destination.

Street Foods

Street Foods | Image Credit : John Walker from Chicago, IL, USA, Street food at Jalan Alor, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, CC BY 2.0

Sze Ngan Chye

If you are a food lover, you really must not miss this sensational restaurant! Located in very close proximity to Somerset Ampang Kuala Lumpur, Sze Ngan Chye has delighted masses with their delicious roast duck dishes since the 1950s!

Madam Tang Muah Chee Queen

Do savour the delectable rice balls that are covered in crushed peanuts and sugar, sold exclusively at Madam Tang Muah Chee Queen when you are travelling in the city. You will be able to reach this popular street food stall from the many centrally located serviced apartments in Kuala Lumpur.

Air Mata Kucing Petaling Street

At this delightful eatery, you will get the chance to enjoy a refreshing cup of iced herbal tea. A large variety of flavours are offered here so you will be able to relish different tastes each time you visit it.

Madras Lane Yong Tau Foo

If you happen to visit the morning market at Madras Lane, you will have to visit the Madras Lane Chee Cheong Fun, to try out the exquisite yon tau foo. In this dish, you will find a variety of vegetables stuffed with flavoursome fish paste.

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Local Cuisine in Vanuatu – An amazing food culture

Vanuatu is an island nation that is composed of approximately 80 islands. It is home to a cuisine that is very unique and it has its own set of ingredients that comes predominantly from in and around the island. Read on to know more about the local Cuisine in Vanuatu.

poulet fish

poulet fish | Image Credit : PrincessChaai, Poulet grillé!, CC BY-SA 4.0

Overview

Vanuatu boasts a vibrant and rich cuisine due to its abundant supply of fresh seafood and fertile soil that produces some of the tastiest tropical fruits and vegetables. Below are some of the food items that you should try during your time here.

Flying fox Curry

This is a unique and quite bizarre curry that is made from bat meat. Most of the people who have tried this dish say that it is surprisingly delicious.

Lap Lap

Lap Lap is the national dish of Vanuatu. It is made from a type of yam that is abundantly available in the island. The dish is prepared by grating the yam and pounding it to a paste which is then mixed with freshly squeezed coconut cream. It is layered on top of banana leaves and baked wrapped in the coconut leaves.

Poulet fish

Poulet is a fish variety that is commonly found in the seas around Vanuatu. The fish is generally baked whole filleted with edible flowers and herbs. This cooking process gives the dish an exotic and delicious flavour. It is also served pan fried or streamed and no matter how you cook it tastes absolutely delicious.

Finding the right place and other dishes

Though these dishes could be found at all most all the Vanuatu restaurants, beware some of the places practice very low standards of hygiene. So if you don’t find Vanuatu cuisine appetizing you could choose a resort property the likes of Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu which offers you an assortment of western food items you could enjoy.

Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+