HK Island, Hong Kong

Market discovery: Chinese strawberry

Coming from Europe, June is strawberry season for me... so how happy was I to read that May-June is also the season for Chinese strawberries?! Well, not everything that goes by the same name is the same fruit in East and West. The Chinese strawberry looks different - it is also called Waxberry, Yumberry or… Continue reading Market discovery: Chinese strawberry

Hong Kong

Market discovery: Langsat

While strolling through the Wan Chai market I was looking for longan fruits and I came across a fruit that looked a bit similar. I tried to ask the vendor if that's a similar fruit, but all she could say is 'not longan, different'. I was intrigued and bought it. The fruits have similar skin… Continue reading Market discovery: Langsat