When I first saw these wrapped in plastic, for sale in the market, I though they were candies. Chewy candies. The deep orange colour looked like a promise of tartness. Later, as I walked through the village of Tai O, I saw this basket sitting on a white table out in the sun. Full of salt and fresh egg yolks, I realised that what I saw was not candies at all. Unappetising now, the flies buzzing around make them seem even less so. I am told, however, that my prejudices are wrong. These things that I struggle to think of as food are according to some “quite good”. Continue reading
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