Gabriella Zanzanaini

Hong Kong Bites: Cantonese New Year Cake – Nin Gou 年糕

Hong Kong is gearing up for Chinese New Year and special holiday food is showing up everywhere from supermarket shelves to wet market stalls. There’s one thing you absolutely can’t miss: nin4 gou1 (年糕), the sweet, chewy glutinous rice cake that is essential to the Cantonese celebration of the lunar new year. Literally meaning New Year Cake, this […]...
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Gabriella Zanzanaini


Half Italian, half Chinese, Gabriella was born and raised in Hong Kong until life took her to London, Paris and Beijing. She completed an overland journey from Brussels to Hong Kong in 306 days and is now working on a cookbook and travelogue inspired by the journey across the Eurasian continent. Part of the duo behind the award-winning blog The Funnelogy Channel, when Gabriella is not on a bus, train or plane, you will most likely find her trying new foods street-side, preferably with her hands – while chatting to the cook.

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