Monday, November 15, 2010

Hong Kong Market

Store inside 2 market buildings in Kowloon City, my mom's favorite place to shop. We've been coming here since I was young. My mom has a one-on-one relationship with these vendors! There's a 'wet' market for seafood, meat and one with 'dry' market for seasonings, sauces, dried goods, eggs, etc.

Talk about fresh seafood. Asians like to see them swimming!

Look at the choice of just shrimp alone.
You're overwhelmed with choices of seasonings and sauces!
Preserved mustard greens, great to make soup with pork or duck, yum.
Wide choice of leafy veggies. So fresh, you can SMELL them.
Daily fresh noodles, made from rice or with egg.
Dried shrimp, squid, octopus, clams to put in soups, stews.

Dried nuts and beans.

I miss all the variety and choice available in Hong Kong markets, why can't we have it here in Miami?! It would make our dinners so much more interesting, no? This is only a tiny portion of the HUGE market but just wanted to give you an idea.

I can't complain, at least we have a few Asian markets that do carry quite a lot of goodies including Asian veggies.

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