Porky HK – CNN

HK loves pork, you can find it in almost everything.  Vegetable or shrimp dumplings will contain it, most pizza varient from Pizza Hut will contain it, most dim sum will contain it, although this may not be declared in its name.

The few Muslims and vegetarians I met in HK have complained of lack of food variety.  They have had to resort to eating at foreign establishments or home-cooking, as the only way to be sure that pork is not used.  The danger of eating at a local cafe is even if a dish does not contain pork, it may be cooked with lard. 

As this article says, the cantonese word for meat means pork meat.  If you mean to say chicken or beef, you’ll need to be specific.


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