The most authentic Hong Kong fish balls

Nov 06, 2018

Fish balls are a Hong Kong icon, but nowadays, most are premade in mainland Chinese factories. Fresh fish balls from the street are increasingly hard to come by.

Enter Lam Law-ping, who is one of Hong Kong’s last fish ball makers. In this video, he shows us how he prepares the beloved snack from scratch, and talks about the good old days when he ran shop in the triad-run Kowloon Walled City.

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Reported and Produced by: Venus Wu

Shot by: Nicholas Ko and Hanley Chu

Edited by: Hanley Chu

Mastered by: Victor Peña