Hong Kong, New Territories, Outdoor Activity

Hiking: From Lai Chi Wo to Wu Kau Tang (Part 2)

This is the second part of our hike, which started on Chi Sum Road (here's the first part). After our Poon Choi lunch and silk tofu dessert we continued with our hike. We walked through the village and exited through the Feng Shui woods at the back. We walked through a forest area and crossed… Continue reading Hiking: From Lai Chi Wo to Wu Kau Tang (Part 2)

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Hong Kong, New Territories

Soft tofu dessert

After our Poon Choi lunch in the Lai Chi Wo Hakka village I tried one of their specialties for dessert: Douhua, which is very soft tofu. It is also referred to as tofu pudding and soybean pudding. The old ladies in the village made it in a big pot and sold it in a bowl… Continue reading Soft tofu dessert

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