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Searching for Old Time Delicacies

Searching for Old Time Delicacies

Date: 2023/12/9 (Saturday)
Time: 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Shui Wo Street Public Library (Extension Activities Room)
Speaker: Ms. LAM Hiu Man
Organiser: Hong Kong Public Libraries
Remarks: Talk conducted in Cantonese. Limited seats. Free admission by phone at 2927 3055 from 25.11.2023 (Saturday).
(Video Recording URL www.hkpl.gov.hk/HKMOpenRiceCity would be available for access from 30 January 2024 09:30 a.m.)
Enquiry Telephone Number: 2927 3055

In recent years, we witnessed the loss of traditional skills and tightly held recipes with the close-down of old shops and restaurants. For many patrons of these shops and restaurants, their first visit might also be their last, rendering such visit a novelty rather than nostalgia. How can our younger generation find old time delicacies? Through pictures and textual descriptions in books, readers can not only search for bygone delicacies, but also savour the tastes that linger in memories. Like relationships, they will be more cherished when they become memories.