Hello Sunshine!


Am back in the SG and I’m recovering from an over-abundance of good food in HK where I had soya bean curd as smooth as egg whites in a shack and egg whites as tasty as soya bean curd at a dairy.

Even though taxis are way cheaper in HK than SG, I rode the MTR to the restaurants carrying first growths and Champagne and to fulfill a dear friend’s lifelong dream, we trekked through wilderness for roasted feral birds.

Apologies to the HK bloggers, I wanted to contact you guys but I was swamped with work and was taken out nightly by mine hosts in a whirlwind of wanton debauchery which included a members’s party at Dragon-i which I didn’t attend because I was too tired to bust a move.

I didn’t do a lot of shopping but somehow in my mellowed-out meanderings, I ended up with 4 bottles of white Bordeaux (Le Clementin du Pape Clement 2006), 2 bottles of Sauternes (Château Doisy-Védrines 2001), 4kg of Rose-scented and Liver sausages, 5 bottles of spectacular XO sauce (with Yunnan ham!), numerous handbag table-hangers and a cheesy fridge magnet in the shape of a basket of Xiao Long Baos.

(Here’s an important tip: Declare everything at Customs; it’s way cheaper than you think.)

I am beginning to regret not buying the Yunnan Ham though…

There’s a Chinese saying “rou shan, jiu hai”, I think they were referring to this.

Pork Thigh


Full details coming as soon as I can upload the 15Gb of photos…

Posted on 17th Apr 2009 in About, Chinese, Food and Drink, Fun


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Camemberu commented on April 19, 2009 at 9:46 pm

Welcome back! Looking forward to seeing all the good eats! 🙂

p.s. ROSE-scented sausages???


ivan commented on April 19, 2009 at 10:51 pm

Oh yes… Pork sausage infused with Mei Kuei Lu Chiew. Fantastic!

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