A Gastronomic Fusion of Traditional Cantonese Cuisine and Artisanal Gin – Savor the True Taste of Hong KongHONG KONg SAR - Media OutReach - 17 November 2023 - In an exciting collaboration, Yung Kee, a respected institution of Cantonese cuisine in Hong Kong, is partnering with the innovative gin brand, Perfume Trees Gin, to offer a unique gastronomic experience. Slated for the evening of November 21st, this finely orchestrated event will showcase a seamless pairing of Yung Kee's classic Cantonese dishes with the distinctive gin concoctions of Perfume Trees Gin, celebrating the genuine flavors of Hong Kong. This thoughtfully crafted event will be further elevated by the participation of Kit Cheung, founder of Perfume Trees Gin and a celebrated local mixologist. Cheung will serve as the resident mixologist at Yung Kee for the evening, crafting four exclusive gin-based cocktails, each artfully blending the distinctive elements of Hong Kong's flavor palette:
- Smoking Chamomile ($115): A sophisticated mix of Perfume Trees Gin, chamomile, white wine, apple, lemon, local honey, and ginger's zest. This cocktail's intricate balance of sweetness and acidity masterfully complements the rich and savory roasted meats.
- Luxury Lychee ($100): A delicate fusion of Perfume Trees Gin, lychee red tea, lychee liqueur, lime, and cranberry juice, offering a sweet and floral counterpoint to the smoky undertones of the roasted meats.
- Five-Spice Negroni ($130): A creative twist on the classic Negroni, infusing Perfume Trees Gin with five-spice powder, Campari, and sweet vermouth, embodying a unique fusion of Italian and Chinese culinary traditions.
- Ink Mocha ($75): An imaginative blend of pale ink coffee liqueur, chocolate milk, Perfume Trees Gin, and elderflower cream, evoking the contrasting lights and shadows of the city, akin to the nuanced complexities of Hong Kong itself.
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Established in 1942, Yung Kee has built a worldwide reputation for excellence to preserve Cantonese cuisine from an earlier era with a deep roots in Hong Kong's cultural fabric, a jewel nestled in the heart of this bustling metropolis. Yung Kee has been an enduring beacon for both locals and visitors, drawing them in with its signature charcoal-grilled barbecue dishes and an extensive menu of authentic Cantonese cuisine, tailored to suit every palate and budget.