HONG SHING BLOG

Discover Dim Sum

Like so many other Chinese cuisine traditions, dim sum has been around for at least 2,500 years. The origins of dim sum are debated, but eating dim sum is integrally linked with the Cantonese culinary practice of ‘yum cha’ or ‘drink tea’. Some sources suggest dim sum originated south of China...

A Beginners Guide to Soy Sauce

They might look similar, but the flavours can vary significantly between light and dark varieties, naturally versus chemically brewed options, and Japanese, Chinese, or other geographic versions. The vast variety of choices make it tricky for novice shoppers to distinguish between them....

Supporting Community During COVID-19

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks, but we are settling in to our new “normal” now — if normal exists anymore. A day feels like a week; a week feels like a month. Each hour we are adjusting to new information, just like all of you....

A Salute to General Tao Chicken

Sweet, spicy, sour, fried chicken - a recipe for success to the typical American palate. Popularized in New York City in the 1970’s, General Tao (also spelled Tso) Chicken has become an American classic....