Food Wars Asia – The Dim Sum Battle!

Food Wars Asia is an original web-series on Food Network.
Hosted by a Food Hero winner Debbie Wong, she is well known for her youtube channel, who runs series of cooking demonstrations, sharing new food exposure and culinary inspirations.

As this food battle returns with a new establishment in Asia, it puts Asian countries’ most famous dishes to rival against one another, such as Singaporean’s fish ball noodles, Malaysia’s Nasi Lemak, Philipino Kare Kare and Indonesian Nasi Padang.

Today, we are invited to join the “secret” Hong Kong episode that takes place at Umami Concept.
The kitchen studio is very private, spacious and interactive, which makes it a great place for food-focused gathering and events.

The showdown aims to discover some of the best in Hong Kong, a competition between traditional and modern dim sum created by Prince Restaurant (王子飯店) and Tak Lung Restaurant (得龍大飯店).

The traditional spring roll has more votes than the apple pie version as it has a very plump and crunchy filling of shrimp paste and diced water chestnut.

We are surprised by the huge steamed truffle buns that has a super fluffy bao due to the use of natural yeast “tang chong”, and the assorted mushroom stuffing is simply delicious.

Chef has also prepared a very authentic dish, directly translated as “golden coin chicken“.
It is a traditional combination of chicken liver, char siu, thinly sliced ginger and a piece of fat.

Finally, the event is rounded off with some Indonesian inspired food prepared by Umami Concepts, including Gado-gado with beetroot chips and soft boiled egg, chicken satay and curry pork belly.

Traditional Spring Roll
蝦仁馬蹄炸春卷

Cinnamon Apple Spring Roll
玉桂蘋果炸春卷

Chinese Sausages
臘腸

Chinese Sausage Roll
臘腸卷

Mushroom Bun Dough
松露包麵團

White Truffle Bun
白松露包

Mushroom Filling
蘑菇餡

Chicken Liver & Barbecue Pork
金錢雞

Baked Chicken Liver & Pork Roll
馳名金錢雞

Chicken liver, barbecue pork, ginger, pork fat
雞肝, 半肥瘦叉燒, 薑, 冰肉

Gado-gado
加多加多

Green Papaya Salad
青木瓜沙律

Chicken Satay
沙爹串燒

Food Network
Website: http://www.foodnetworkasia.com

Umami Concept
Address: 35 Bonham Road, Mid Levels, Hong Kong
Telephone: 9449 0020
Opening Hours: By Appointment
Website: http://www.umamicollaborative.com / https://www.facebook.com/umamicollaborative

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