Hong Kong emigres crave taste of milk tea from home


              Eric Tam, an insurance manager who moved to Liverpool with his family in June, speaks during an interview in Hong Kong on Nov. 3, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Yan Chan, left, founder at the Institution of Hong Kong Milk Tea Limited, watch as students make Hong Kong-style milk tea during a class at the Institute of Hong Kong Milk Tea in Hong Kong on Nov. 3, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              A customer stirs her cup of Hong Kong-style milk tea at the HOKO Cafe in London, on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
            
              A student pours tea into a plastic jug during a class on making Hong Kong-style milk tea at the Institute of Hong Kong Milk Tea in Hong Kong on Nov. 3, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Yan Chan, front right, founder at the Institution of Hong Kong Milk Tea, talks to students during a class on making Hong Kong-style milk tea in Hong Kong on Nov. 3, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Students stir tea in a pot during a class on making Hong Kong-style milk tea at the Institute of Hong Kong Milk Tea in Hong Kong on  Nov. 3, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              A student stirs milk tea in a jug during a class on making Hong Kong-style milk tea at the Institute of Hong Kong Milk Tea in Hong Kong on Nov. 3, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            
              Eric Tam, an insurance manager who moved to Liverpool with his family in June, poses for a photo after an interview in Hong Kong on Nov. 3, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Vernon Yuen)
            The characters for Hong Kong is seen on the window of the HOKO Cafe, a pop-up cafe in the trendy London neighborhood of Shoreditch that's attracting Londoners and tourists as well as Hong Kong emigres on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) Hong Kong-style milk tea is served with popular Hong Kong fare at the HOKO Cafe, a pop-up cafe in the trendy London neighborhood of Shoreditch that's attracting Londoners and tourists as well as Hong Kong emigres, on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) A BBQ pork burger is served at the HOKO Cafe, a pop-up cafe in the trendy London neighborhood of Shoreditch that's attracting Londoners and tourists as well as Hong Kong emigres on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) Workers prepare popular Hong Kong food and beverages at the HOKO Cafe, a pop-up cafe in the trendy London neighborhood of Shoreditch that's attracting Londoners and tourists as well as Hong Kong emigres on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) Customers wait near the words "Hong Kong Ice Cafe" at the HOKO Cafe, a pop-up cafe in the trendy London neighborhood of Shoreditch that's attracting Londoners and tourists as well as Hong Kong emigres on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) Workers prepare Hong Kong-style French Toast at the HOKO Cafe, a pop-up cafe in the trendy London neighborhood of Shoreditch that's attracting Londoners and tourists as well as Hong Kong emigres, on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) Hong Kong-style milk tea and lemon ice tea are seen at the HOKO Cafe, a pop-up cafe in the trendy London neighborhood of Shoreditch that's attracting Londoners and tourists as well as Hong Kong emigres, on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) A customer drinks her Hong Kong-style milk tea in the HOKO Cafe in London, on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) Customers line up outside the HOKO Cafe, a pop-up cafe in the trendy London neighborhood of Shoreditch that's attracting Londoners and tourists as well as Hong Kong emigres, on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) Customers enjoy their lunch near the words "Hong Kong Ice Cafe" at the HOKO Cafe, a pop-up cafe in the trendy London neighborhood of Shoreditch that's attracting Londoners and tourists as well as Hong Kong emigres, on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) Hand sketches including of Pepe the frog, a symbol of the youth-led protests in Hong Kong, are seen in the HOKO Cafe, a pop-up cafe in the trendy London neighborhood of Shoreditch that's attracting Londoners and tourists as well as Hong Kong emigres, on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) Workers prepare dishes of BBQ pork and egg with rice in the HOKO Cafe, a pop-up cafe in the trendy London neighborhood of Shoreditch that's attracting Londoners and tourists as well as Hong Kong emigres on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) The menu shows Hong Kong-style milk tea as an item served at the HOKO Cafe, a pop-up cafe in the trendy London neighborhood of Shoreditch that's attracting Londoners and tourists as well as Hong Kong emigres on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung) A waitress serves Hong Kong-style milk tea at the HOKO Cafe, a pop-up cafe in the trendy London neighborhood of Shoreditch that's attracting Londoners and tourists as well as Hong Kong emigres on Nov. 18, 2022. As tens of thousands leave Hong Kong for new lives abroad, many are craving a flavor from childhood that's become a symbol of the city's culture: the sweet, heavy tea with evaporated milk that's served both hot and cold at diner-like restaurants called cha chaan tengs. Workshops are popping up to teach professionals to brew tea like short-order cooks, and milk tea businesses are expanding beyond Chinatowns in Britain. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong emigres crave taste of milk tea from home