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Six Hong Kong insider's tips for cooks and party hosts

Writers for the SCMP's 48 Hours magazine offer some advice for food lovers

PUBLISHED : Monday, 30 March, 2015, 2:13pm
UPDATED : Friday, 17 April, 2015, 11:15am

Fico International sells 1kg (HK$460), 2kg (HK$920) and 4kg (HK$1,840) cheese platters ripened by affineur (cheese ager) Hervé Mons.

Details: http://goo.gl/UC9Zlm

A Star Coconut's low prices and broad range of products made from coconut are enough to get any health-conscious foodie's pulse racing.

Details: http://goo.gl/HlW46D

Olympia Graeco Egyptian Coffee in Soho is the place for perfectly roasted coffee beans at reasonable prices.

Details: http://goo.gl/MgxfGt

Man Kee in Yau Ma Tei is one of only a few shops left in the city that specialise in making chopping blocks.

Details: http://goo.gl/2nlPon

Pavilion Gourmet is a handy source of deli delights for the Kennedy Town crowd.

Details: http://goo.gl/g0pg47

Shing Fat Coconut and Spices in Wan Chai sells top-quality herbs, and coconut products, at reasonable prices.

Details: http://goo.gl/nsDbfr

For more insiders' tips about shopping, classic Hong Kong restaurants and bakeries, and places to go, see www.scmp.com/topics/explore-hong-kong