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Fell walking, Cumbria: Howgill Fells – the quiet hills

Lost somewhere between the Lakes and the Dales, the spectacular Howgill Fells are little visited by even the keenest of walkers. Kevin Rushby sets out to find out what they’re missing

In his new monthly column, Kevin Rushby discovers the parts of Britain that fall between the gaps, the areas generally overlooked in favour of their more famous neighbours

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Top 10 dishes to try in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is justifiably famous for its restaurants and its cuisine, but it’s the variety of food that is mind-boggling. Here are 10 specialities not to miss, from snake soup to whole roast suckling pig

Bring a sizable party and some bigger trousers before coming to Kimberley Chinese Restaurant, which specialises in upscale Cantonese cuisine including dim sum, abalone delicacies and the like. However, its main attraction is the roasted suckling pig, a behemoth of a dish. It differs from the traditional dish in that it is stuffed with delicious sticky glutinous rice and roasted whole over an open flame. So the skin arrives roasted to crispy perfection and the inside is filled with fragrant and flavourful mushy rice.
• 28 Kimberley Road, Tsimshatsui, +852 2723 3888. Around £103 for a suckling pig that serves eight or 10. Open Mon-Sat 11am-3pm, 6pm-11pm, Sun 10am-4pm, 6pm-11pm

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