We, Hongkongers, know how to make a party out of any festivals or public holidays, with no exception for this coming ancient Chinese festival, namely Dragon Boat Festival. As fun and food are meant to be shared, our beloved pets shall enjoy rice dumplings as much as we do. Here we round up our favourite choices so you know where and what to order!
Nostalgic and exotic
Beautifully created by WOW, this nostalgic looking package immediately draws our attention as our fond memories of old times in Hong Kong emerge. Inside, this rice dumpling is like no other, with exotic Chinese ingredients promising health benefits such as cordyceps.
Ingredients: Crocodile, kangaroo, cordyceps, duck, dried fish maw, tri-color brown rice and buckwheat
Expiry date: 2 weeks
Where to order? City’super at Causeway Bay and Shatin New Town Plaza
Sizeable with love
We love that these rice dumplings from Bark Department are rich in ingredients of high quality, and in generous size! The sound of seafood, deer, chicken and beef simply make dogs drool.
Option 1: Five grain rice with pumpkin, carrot, chicken, venison, goji berry, dried scallop, dried shrimp
Option 2: Japonica rice with sweet potato, carrot, chicken, beef, goji berry, dried scallops, dried shrimp
Weight: 160g each (approx. palm size) in vacuum individual packaging.
Expiry date: 3 weeks if stored in a freezer.
Price: $118/1pc; $228/2pcs; $338/3pcs
How to order? You can call at 2467 6000 or whatsapp at 6488 3531, or go to their shop on G/F, 29 Sing Woo Road, Happy Valley. Pickup starts from June 1 (Sat).
*For each rice dumpling sold, Bark Department will donate $5 to Love Adopt Animal Society, helping animals to find a home.
Meant to share
It’s not the first year for My Pet Patisserie, a bakery for pets, to create seasonal treats. Their rice dumplings come in a pack of 4 small pieces, perfect to share with dog friends or let your dog indulge the delicacy for a few days.
Option 1 (fish): Pearl rice, red rice, brown rice, buckwheat, carrot and cod fish
Option 2 (duck): Pearl rice, red rice, brown rice, buckwheat, carrot and duck
Expiry date: 2 months
Where to order? Call Ruff and Fetch their Jordan shop (Tel: 2348 0262 | Location: 7 Kwun Chung Street) or Stanley shop (Tel: 2348 0272 | Location: Shop 302, Stanley Plaza, 23 Carmel Road, Stanley) or whatsapp at 6674 1567.