Chinese New Year is a time to celebrate with family and gorge yourself on delightful treats such as puddings.
With the Year of the Rooster a couple of days away, we have picked some of the best places in Hong Kong for you to get your sweet or savoury pudding fix.
Sun Tung Lok Chinese Cuisine
Founded in 1969, Sun Tung Lok is a 3-star Michelin restaurant located in Tsim Sha Tsui. Sun Tung Lok focuses on Guangdong cuisine but they also do a delightful red bean cake, coconut rice cake and turnip cake.
Food writer and cook Theresa Mak Laiman founded Dashijie to serve healthy Cantonese food that is free of added preservatives, artificial colouring and MSG. You can find Dashijie’s ginger cake, coconut cake and radish cake at Jasons in Causeway Bay, Mongkok and Tsim Sha Tsui; Taste in Kowloon Tong; Great in Admiralty; and YATA in TaiPo.
Established as a traditional Cantonese restaurant in 1973, Lei Garden now has 10 branches across Hong Kong. For Chinese New Year, the chain is offering coconut juice sticky rice pudding, turnip pudding, taro pudding and dates pudding.
Ming Court is a 2-star Michelin Cantonese restaurant located in the Cordis Hotel in Langham Place. It has three puddings to choose from this Chinese New Year — the wellness red date wolfberry pudding, the traditional New Year pudding and a turnip pudding.