Oil

Fried food is crispy and appealing. To prepare fried food, cooking oil is needed to cook the food as a media with a temperature reaches at least 160°C. With the principle of tracing the origin of cooking oil for deep frying, studies is kicked off. The studies can be...

Century eggs

Century egg, or pidan, is a traditional Chinese cuisine ingredient made by preserved duck eggs. It is made with a mixture of clay, ash, salt, quicklime and rice hulls for several weeks to several months. The century egg has over five centuries of history which can be...

Salt

Throughout the thousands of years of human’s history, salt has been playing an irreplaceable role especially in terms of food preservation. Even nowadays, we still hugely depend on salt in cooking, processing food and preserving food. Hong Kong used to produce salt in...

Rice

Rice is deeply embedded in Chinese food culture. It is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the world’s human population, especially in Asia. Hong Kong yearly consumption of rice was 322,800 tonnes which rice-imports act as the main source of...