sesame oil

Sesame oil is an edible vegetable oil derived from sesame seeds while it is often used as cooking oil in Asian cuisine. While sesame oil can be mostly obtained from supermarket, the trend of consumer-to-consumer retail has taken part in consumption and distribution....

rice wine

Rice wine is made from fermentation of rice starch while having water, wheat, yeast ball and glutinous rice as main ingredient. It is always used to remove fishy smell and for dishes like drunken chicken, drunken shrimp, to name but a few. In fact, there are many...

wrapper (wheat flour)

Undoubtedly, siu mai cannot be made without siu mai wrapper. The prices of these siu mai wrappers range from 10 to 20 HKD, depending on the point of purchase. Wrapper resemble the tradition of Chinese food culture. There are two main factories in China. One is in...

shrimp

Shrimp is Hong Kong people’s all-time-favorite. In the past, they are luxurious. They are very difficult to catch, so there is no guarantee of the quality and the amount of supply every day. With the advancement in technology, people nowadays can enjoy shrimps all...

pork

Pork not only is the core ingredient of siu mai, but also many different other dishes and soups. One of the typical example is sweet and sour pork, which gains high popularity in the West. It is the most consumed meat worldwide, so when it comes to the discussion...