Got me some more…

My father loved the steamed char siew pao (barbecued meat bun)…

Hong Kong Puff steamed char siew pao
*Archive photo*

…that I bought from here so I happily went back and got some more, not for me, but for him. Why happily, you may ask? Well, he can’t chew very well so he has not been eating much of anything properly. I do think that this would be good for him as there are bits of meat inside, not too big or tough for him to manage, and the skin is soft too.

While I was at the shop, I saw these yam puffs or woo kok (RM2.50 each)…

Hong Kong Puffs woo kok

…and I decided to buy two to try. I ate one, a little bit too crusty for me on the outside but otherwise, it was very nice and I loved the filling…

Hong Kong Puff woo kok, inside

…which I guess, would be the same as the one in the steamed char siew pao or the sio pao (baked buns).

The butter “biscuits” (RM2.00 each)…

Hong Kong Puff butter biscuits

…were all right, the pastry was really very nice but I prefer the ones here as theirs would have a lot more filling. However, I have not bought any from there for a long time now so I do not know if they are still as good or how much they are selling them for now. They used to be only RM1.00 each way back in 2009.

The tau sar peah (RM1.50 each)…

Hong Kong Puffs pek tau sar

…did not impress me much though. I bought the ones with pek tau sar (white bean paste) and I would say we have better ones elsewhere here like at this stall, for instance – they would have some very good ones, I’m sure.

The coconut tarts (RM2.50 each)…

Hong Kong Puff coconut tarts

…did not get me all excited either. The pastry was nicely done…

Hong Kong Puff coconut tart, pastry

…but they had egg custard with the grated coconut in the filling unlike the ones that I love here, all coconut and theirs are a lot cheaper too. I did buy some from the latter the other day though and I found that the tarts had grown smaller and the pastry was so hard that my gums hurt when I was eating them. If that is what they are going to be like from now on, I don’t think I would be all that keen on buying them anymore.

So far, we like the steamed char sio pao here best, and the sio pao and the egg tarts that I bought on my previous visit were all right as well. As for all the aforementioned, I probably would buy the yam puffs/woo kok again but I do not think it will be all that soon.

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