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Yee Shun Milk Company


506 Lockhart Road

Ask anyone in Hong Kong where to get the best steamed milk pudding, and they will likely point you towards Yee Shun Dairy Company. Situated on Lockhart Road in Causeway Bay, Yee Shun Dairy Company has a sister location in Kowloon. They’re famous not just for their cha chaan teng fare, but also for their silky milk custard known as “shuang pi nai”, a traditional Guangdong dessert. Literally translated, it means ‘double-skin milk’ due to the paper-thin layers that form on top of the pudding when it cools. The result is a smooth milk custard with a subtle sweetness that can be eaten hot or cold. Though usually enjoyed plain, Yee Shun serves theirs with a variety of ingredients – red bean, lotus seed, ginger, and even coffee. Ray Kwok, a big fan of Yee Shun, says, “I used to hang out there with my friends after school. My favourite combo is the pork cutlet roll, chased down with an ice-cold banana milk!”

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