F&BVocabulary

Eat – yuan yang

yuan yang

Yuan Yang =鴛鴦

Cantonese Pinyin: jyun1 joeng1

Example:

Yuan yang is a mixed drink of milk tea and coffee , the taste of which is a bit too strong for me. I would rather taste them each separately.
奶茶加咖啡就係鴛鴦,我就覺得鴛鴦味道太濃,反而將奶茶同咖啡各自分開飲仲好飲。

yuen yuan

Cultural Points:

  • In most cases, the composition ratio of milk tea to coffee in a cup of yuan yang is 7:3.
  • The name “yuan yang” is evocative of  a water bird species in which the male and female often stay in pair, forming a perfect match, and so does the milk tea-coffee mix.

Learn also: Red bean ice =紅豆冰

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