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Tuesday, 06 February 2024

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kat

at least the pork was decent

Franklin

Too bad about the pork chop. That’s a dish I always order

Kirk

Yes, at least Kat!

The pork chop wasn't very good Franklin. The mei cai kou rou was not bad though.

Soo

That's good the duck is not bad.

Kirk

We're still trying to find what we enjoy the best Soo!

Alan

I am not familiar with mei cai kou rou, but it sorta looks like kau yuk. Is it similar in taste?

Kirk

Hi Alan - It's quite different; there's a lot of sauce, preserved vegetable, and is a bit sweeter. I believe Kau Yuk originates as a Hakka style dish and if I recall from a friend's mom who would make it uses fermented bean curd. All that said, both when done right are delicious!
Hope all is well. It's great hearing from you!

Alan

Thanks for the reply. Yes, kau yuk is traditionally made with fermented bean curd. I love it, especially with a steamed bun to eat it with.

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