Hong Kong, New Territories

Poon Choi aka Big Bowl Feast

Poon Choi is also known as a Big Bowl Feast and a traditional type of dish originating from Hong Kong village Cantonese cuisine. I never had the opportunity to try it before, but when we hiked to Lai Chi Wo, Annie from the MeetUp group had organised this fantastic meal in advance. The lunch was… Continue reading Poon Choi aka Big Bowl Feast

Hong Kong, New Territories, Outdoor Activity

Lai Chi Wo in the New Territories

After about 90 minutes hiking, we reached Lai Chi Wo. The sign greeted us on our arrival. As the name suggests, this area was once known for its lychee trees. But in the 1960s and 1970s villagers found it more profitable to plant Mandarins, which could fetch good prices towards Chinese New Year (as they… Continue reading Lai Chi Wo in the New Territories