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A Cultural Preservation project on Hing Hwa (a sub dialect of Hokkien) cuisine. This project is the final outcome for my Diploma year in LASALLE … Read More
A Cultural Preservation project on Hing Hwa (a sub dialect of Hokkien) cuisine. This project is the final outcome for my Diploma year in LASALLE College of the Arts. Read Less
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Cultural Preservation: Hing Hwa Cuisine
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Hing Hwa, or sometimes referred as "Xing Hua" in mandarin is a sub dialect of Hokkien or Fujian.
The Hing Hwa people are known for using seafood in their cuisine as their village are along the Southern coast of China. Hing Hwa is a minority in the Hokkien community, thus the dying culture of its cuisine in this Century where the younger generations have lesser interest in learning the recipes passed down from their forefathers.
 
This publication features the history of Hing Hwa and its cuisine. It also includes recipes of some of the popular dishes amongst the Hing Hwas.
Die-cut treatment.
Traditional chinese binding.
Credits to Ming Chung Restaurant and Uncle Peter for providing the restaurant space and also 10 different Hing Hwa dishes for me to photograph, and use for this publication.