This is the time of the year when everyone is buying Bak Kwa (肉干) for the Chinese New Year. However, this is also the time the queue will be super long, especially the popular ones.
If you don’t like to queue, here is one solution. Buy them online and get them delivered within 2 hours. Maybe this is the “Prime Now” of Bak Kwa.
Check out Bak Kwa Delivery, an online shop that specializes in just one product, Bak Kwa.
Just a disclaimer, they approached me to have a taste of their Bak Kwa and I say YES!
Packaging wise, it is not the tradition box. It is packed in a sealable bag.
On their website, they described the full process of how they made their Bak Kwa. Here is an excerpt from it.
“Charcoal roasted and bamboo sieved, we are still roasting Bak Kwa the same way it has been done since the 20th century to ensure maximum freshness and quality. “
My first impression of the Bak Kwa. Not dry (very important) and has a charred smell (in a good way). They are not too hard too (which is also very important).
I know Bak Kwa is very subjective. However, if you want it now, you can get it today! Here are the time slots