Book Review: Hong Kong Food & Culture by author, Adele Wong



Most of my reading over the past few years has been via ebooks, books on tape, and the many many blogs that I follow daily.  With that being the case, I’ve had a great time wandering through Adele Wong’s fantastic book exploring the eclectic world of Hong Kong food, simply titled Hong Kong Food & Culture.  The book is an entertaining mix of a cook book, showing how some of the most popular traditional Hong Kong dishes are made, along with providing historic background of how certain dishes came to be, along with being an encyclopedia, with the noodles section serving as a great example breaking down the 10+ different kinds of noodles that are popular in Hong Kong cooking.  Although I may not be a cooking aficionado, I am a keen eater and really enjoyed diving into the details of the many popular Hong Kong dishes I have frequented over my 8+ years of living in Hong Kong and finally understanding just what the difference between Light and Dark Soy Sauce is…

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