Although fish balls are an iconic Hong Kong street food, most are actually pre-made in mainland Chinese factories, and *fresh* fish balls are increasingly hard to come by.
That’s why Lam Law-ping is of a rare breed—he is one of Hong Kong’s last fish ball makers.
In this video, he shows us how he prepares the beloved snack from scratch and talks about the good old days in the triad-run Kowloon Walled City.
Reported and Produced by: Venus Wu
Shot by: Nicholas Ko and Hanley Chu
Edited by: Hanley Chu
Mastered by: Victor Peña
Music: Audio Network