Jump to content
  • Welcome to the eG Forums, a service of the eGullet Society for Culinary Arts & Letters. The Society is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the culinary arts. These advertising-free forums are provided free of charge through donations from Society members. Anyone may read the forums, but to post you must create a free account.

Buying ingredients and kitchen tools

Recommended Posts

Hi, I hope somebody can give me some suggestions here.

We are going to be leaving in about 3 weeks for a cruise starting in HK and ending in Singapore, we are stopping also in Vietnam (Ha Long Bay, Chan May, Ho Chi Min City). We are going to have a couple days extra in HK and Singapore.

Are there any kitchen tools that you think are particularly worthy to bring back because hard to find, interesting, useful...also food that are legal to bring back to Europe? Like good fish sauces or shrimp pastes. Names and addresses would be really appreciated.


Link to comment
Share on other sites

Id imagine you would make a bee line to the best cutlery place in HK. someone here might know one. whether they have Japanese knives is another matter, but how about some interesting Chinese cleavers?

there seems to be quite a bit on google:



best of luck. love to see where you go!

as I thought: Bourdain went here:



Edited by rotuts (log)
Link to comment
Share on other sites

the chanchikee seem to have a place in toronto:


I love that store - I bought fish molds there I use for chocolate and my pork skin piercer.

Edited by Kerry Beal (log)
Link to comment
Share on other sites


  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
  • Create New...