A Kowloon food guide – Top Four Must Try Dishes

Travelling to Hong Kong on holiday? Then here is a quick guide on some absolute must try local dishes that promise to tantalise your taste buds like no other. Read on to find out more.

Diego Delso, Kowloon Waterfront, Hong Kong, 2013-08-09, DD 03, CC BY-SA 3.0

 

Dim Sum
Dim sum usually ranges from porky Siu mai to shrimp filled har goa which are accompanied with piping hot tea. Probably one of the most popular foods to eat while here, dim sum can be tried out at famous tea houses such as Lin Heung Teahouse or at hotels such as Silka Hotels

Char siu
Char siu also was known as the Cantonese style BBQ, is the standard dish served at most restaurants in Hong Kong. The pork is usually marinated in a mixture of honey, sugar, hoisin and soy sauce and seasoned with spices. The delicacy can be tried at many a Tsuen Wan restaurant.

Lo Mai gai
Comfort food at its finest, the lo mai sgai is a glutinous dish which comes along with a delicious combination of pork or chicken and sometimes Chinese sausage, all steamed within a lotus leaf and served hot.

Roast goose
Marinated in an aromatic blend of secret spices, and then slowly roasted over a pit of charcoal until crisp and golden, roast goose is definitely a must try food while travelling in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

 

Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world. Google+