ode to an egg tart

January 13, 2008 at 4:41 pm 5 comments

新鮮出爐! fresh egg tarts

Hot, silky custard
in a crumbly puff pastry –
an eggy delight.

Far better than
those cold, stodgy custard tarts
sold back in Britain.

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Entry filed under: "egg tart", afternoon tea, asian, baking, HK-style, hong kong.

the monks’ meal waiter, is that a pantyhose in my tea?

5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. mr. eric  |  January 14, 2008 at 12:31 am

    Haven’t had egg tarts in a while! Looks so good!

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  • 2. foodieguide  |  January 14, 2008 at 8:44 pm

    Oh wow! I can just imagine how good they taste…Well, I’ve decided I’m definitely going to HK, Beijing and hopefully Shanghai this October. So your posts are very handy! Thanks as always…
    Helen Yuet Ling

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  • 3. supercharz  |  January 15, 2008 at 2:41 am

    Eric – Go eat some. And have you gone to Din Tai Fung yet?!

    Helen – No problem, as usual! I’m going to be very jealous at that time of year…! I haven’t been to mainland China before, so I’ll look forward to your Beijing/Shanghai posts :D

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  • 4. mr. eric  |  January 15, 2008 at 11:00 am

    No, I hardly ever go to chinese resturants like that. But I did go have dim sum and had egg tarts, they were only ok though.

    Reply
  • 5. Irene  |  March 10, 2008 at 6:07 pm

    Hi, i am currently living in hk…those egg tarts look yummy…just wondering where is this place? Thx!

    Reply

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Current location: London


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Charmaine currently digs: the smell of coffee; adding ponzu to everything; bill granger; still eating natto with every meal; caressing her Nikon FM2n.

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