Hong Kong, Outlying Islands, Sightseeing

Tai O and its famous shrimp paste

Tai O is famous for many things, including shrimp paste. When we strolled along the south side of Tai O we came to the shrimp paste producers. Shrimp paste, made from fermented ground shrimp, is a common cooking ingredient in southern Chinese cuisine. In Tai O, the makers grind down shrimp to ferment in large… Continue reading Tai O and its famous shrimp paste

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Hong Kong, Outlying Islands, Sightseeing

Tai O on Lantau

I finally visited Tai O, a famous fisherfolk village on the northwestern coast edge of Lantau Island. That's the same island that I live on, but to get there I had first to get to Tung Chung and then take the bus number 11 for 45 minutes up and down a hilly road to get… Continue reading Tai O on Lantau