There are so many star items and must-eats in Hong Kong. Apart from dim sum and roast goose, Hong Kong is also home to some of the most amazing desserts we’ve tried.
Oddies Foodies has been an internet sensation in the last year, and we are unashamed to say that we are one of those fans who would queue up for a cup of the ridiculously photogenic egg waffle with ice cream.
But of course, we are not the only ones who are obsessed with this Gai Daan Jai Parfait.
Hvala Waffle Bar, a food kiosk at the basement of 313@Somerset, has just launched a new dessert that all of us in Singapore have been waiting for – the Hong Kong-style Egg Waffle with Soft Serve.
It is every bit photogenic, but is it anywhere near the original Oddies Foodies of Hong Kong?
Gone are the days where Hong Kongers are limited to their traditional desserts of egg waffles and glutinous rice balls. It is fair to say that the multifaceted global city has progressively embraced the influences of the West and its other Asian neighbours over the past decades. Today, modern civilians of Hong Kong are spoilt for choice when it comes to desserts.
From Little Bao’s ice cream burgers to Oddies Foodie’s Egg Waffle Soft Serve, we are excited to share with you 6 Most Delicious and Instagram-Worthy Ice Creams In Hong Kong. These head-turner lovely ice creams will thrill all enthusiastic foodies and instagram addicts alike.
Hong Kong prides themselves as “Asia’s World City”, and this busy commercial city is probably the busiest playground in Asia, with many mouth-watering snacks to check out too; we are just about to share with you the 10 Must-Eat Local Foods in Hong Kong.
Well-loved for countless reasons, and visited by many from all over the world, Hong Kong is a heaven in many forms. Among which, of course, is it gourmet offerings that unites foodies from all over the world. There is no such thing as ‘dieting’ when in Hong Kong. When we think of ‘diet’ when in Hong Kong, we really meant ‘diet for the soul’ – which means stuff your faces in all the amazing local foods.
Please, do yourself the favour and check out these 10 Must-Eat Local Foods in Hong Kong. Your life will be complete, and they will have you counting down to your next trip to Hong Kong.
If you are in Hong Kong and there’s only room left for just one more dish, you would definitely have to spend your remaining dollars and calories on Hong Kong’s most famous local street snack – Egg Waffles.
Egg waffles are also known as ‘Gai Daan Jai or Gai Daan Tsui’ in Cantonese, which literally means little eggs when translated. The snack is actually made up of numerous egg-shape waffle pieces that are conjoined together to form a honeycomb structure.
Gai Daan Jai is an extremely popular street snack amongst the locals and they can be found on almost every street and corner in Hong Kong. You certainly cannot leave Hong Kong without trying it!