Gum Jeng Serves the Taiwanese Version of Matcha 

Gum Jeng Serves the Taiwanese Version of Matcha 

Gum Jeng serves options other than Japanese matcha green tea with Taiwanese matcha-based desserts 

Spot The Food  Spot The Food  on 16 Sep '15

At the back of the GUMGUMGUM store on Festival Walk, Gum Jeng is a great new spot for the matchaholic. Instead of their original local street food concept, they've moved their matcha menu all the way from Mongkok to the central shopping district of HK Island.

It showcases a range of Taiwanese matcha-based desserts, which includes wagashi, shaved ice, ice cream, summer smoothies as well as limited options of houjicha tea and tofu varieties.

The matcha sundae consists of matcha jelly, tofu pudding, red beans, rice puffs and is served atop matcha soft serve with two decadent chewy dangos. The production of the sundae is time consuming but the end result is a perfect combination because the soft serve is light and less filling, while the matcha jelly provides a mild and subtle matcha flavour. In particular, the tofu pudding is impressively refreshing and silky in texture.

The warabimochi is another must order here. Covered with matcha powder and toasted soybean powder respectively, it is served with matcha and houjicha syrup. The latter is superbly spot on with black sugar sweetness and toasty characters from the soybean powder.

With all the matcha cafes going up around Causeway Bay, GUM “JENG!” is surely another great option to fulfill your matcha craving.

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Matcha sundae

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Matcha & soybean powder warabimochi

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GUM “JENG!" X 御前上茶
Address: G/F, 8-10 Cleveland Street, Fashion Walk, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Telephone: 3486 7307
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 12:00-22:00

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