Want to Try Chinese Soup? -Visit Hong Kong: One of the Best Places to Savour Soup

In the West, soup is associated with comfort and warmth and is consumed when one is not feeling too well. It is equally considered useful when one cannot be bothered to prepare a meal. Even then, soup tends to be a quick affair where it is either powdered, or includes only one or two ingredients. Visiting the island of Hong Kong, however, will make a person evaluate the importance of soup in their lives. Unsurprisingly, South East Asian cuisine places a great deal of importance on soup as a staple in any meal. Such dishes are not simple, and are often complex and delicious. Therefore, if there is one place to sample some great specimens of this dish, it is in a Cosmopolitan hotel in Hong Kong.
The type of soup that can be enjoyed when in Hong Kong, depends on various factors such as the weather (there are cooling soups and warming soups depending on whether it is summer or winter) and the health of the consumer for different soups cater to different ailments and conditions such as skin and respiratory problems. An added benefit is that, due to its popularity, it is fairly easily available, and therefore, tourists can often get room service to deliver soup to their Hong Kong hotel rooms.
Some of these soups incorporate fish and seafood which, given the location of Hong Kong, is unsurprising. Further, tourists maybe surprised to discover that fruits are also used to make soups with one of the most well known being papaya soup. However, most of these soups are now being updated with other meats such as chicken and pork with vegetables. Therefore, visiting South East Asia is undoubtedly going to change the way in which one views the utility and allure of this dish, just as it is beginning to make an incursion into western meals as well.

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Have You Tried Dimsum? -A Delicious and Fulfilling Meal

Staying in a Hong Kong hotel and haven’t tried Dim Sum? Perhaps it’s high time that you sample this delicious dish that originated in China. Dim Sum is prepared as small bite size portions of food that are steamed and served at restaurants and hotels. While many foreign tourists often refer to them as dumplings, Dim Sum is not quite a dumpling; it’s a far more delicious alternative that can either form a snack or be consumed as a full meal. Many tourists opt to experiment with different flavours of Dim Sum at a  Cosmopolitan hotel in Hong Kong, but the city is also home to Michelin star restaurants that offer the dish as a delicious appetizer or as a main meal.
However, Dim Sum can also be sampled as a snack while exploring the city, for little carts can be found on street corners selling a variety of Dim Sum options. Because it is such a beloved component of South East Asian cuisine, travellers will have little difficulty finding places that serve them. The difficulty lies sometimes in finding a good restaurant that offers a variation of Dim Sum that you enjoy.
Dim Sum is often served with tea, also known as Yum Cha, similar to how some countries enjoy an evening cup of tea with biscuits. Dim Sum, on the other hand, is consumed around the clock, and is loved by many who sample it. Traditional Dim Sum options include steamed buns, rice noodle rolls, dumplings etc. while the buns are often filled with beef, chicken, pork or vegetables. Travellers might also wish to sample Dessert Dim Sum as well. Dim Sum is certainly a marvellous way to experience the local cuisine for it is delightful and gratifying; ensure that you don’t forget to try Dim Sum when visiting Hong Kong.

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