Hong Kong Markets
If there’s one thing that’s exciting about Hong Kong (not counting the nightly light show), it’s the food. And while dining is pretty thrilling in and of itself, the best way to truly appreciate the food is to visit the markets.
We spent a heady afternoon in Wan Chai Market, where the stalls are virtually buckling under the weight of all the produce.
In the fish section, shrimp kept jumping out of their baskets and straight onto the street. Fish and eels slithered on the pavements at our feet:
This corner meat stall proudly displayed every single part of an animal on offer. The heart, the lungs, the horns…
This lady sold beancurd in every guise, including noodles:
We were out shopping for Thai ingredients. Tuti was going to teach me how to make some classic Thai dishes, like satai and green curry. Here she is with a basket full of lemongrass and limes.