Tag Archives: Dim Sum

Yum Cha

Guangzhou residents like to “Yum Cha” which literally means “drinking tea,” especially morning tea. When they meet in the morning, they usually greet each other with “Have you drunk tea?” Drinking tea has become a habit of Guangzhou residents. By drinking tea, Guangzhou residents mean to drink tea in the teahouse. They not only drink morning tea, afternoon tea and ... Read More »

Dim Sum Cantonese Dim Sum

Dim sum is a varied range of small dishes (a concept similar to tapas) eaten for breakfast, brunch or afternoon tea, as part of the yum cha dining experience. Dishes are usually steamed or fried and may be savoury or sweet. They include steamed buns such as char siu baau, assorted dumplings, siu mai, and rice noodle rolls, which contain ... Read More »

shumai dumpling

Shumai (shaomai, shui mai, shu mai, sui mai, shui mei, siu mai, shao mai, siew mai, or siomai) also called Pork Dumplings is a traditional Chinese dumpling served in dim sum. As prepared in Cantonese cuisine, shumai is also referred to as “pork and mushroom dumpling.” Its standard filling is a combination of ingredients, consisting primarily of seasoned ground pork, ... Read More »

Pork shumai recipe

How to make shumai ? Here is about the recipe of shumai , easy for you to learn . Filling 1 pound lean ground pork 2 tablespoons light soy sauce 2 tablespoons dry sherry 1 teaspoon freshly-grated ginger 1/2 teaspoon white pepper 1 tablespoon sesame oil 4 tablespoons chopped bamboo shoots or water chestnuts 1 tablespoon chopped green onion 1 egg ... Read More »

How to make pork buns

Cha siu baoIngredients 1 portion of Basic Yeast Dough 2 Tablespoons oyster sauce 2 Tablespoons hoisin sauce 2 Tablespoons soy sauce 2 Tablespoons sesame oil 1/3 cup Chinese rice wine / sherry 6 Tablespoons sugar 2 Tablespoons cornstarch 2 Tablespoons water 2 Tablespoons canola oil 1 lb barbeque pork (char siu), diced small ¼ inch cubes ½ cup dried onion ... Read More »

char siu bao

Char siu bao, also spelled char siu bao, are Cantonese barbecue pork buns (baozi). The buns are filled with barbecue-flavoured cha siu pork. They are served as a type of dim sum during yum cha and are sometimes sold in Chinese bakeries. Char siu refers to the pork filling; the word bao simply means “bun.” Although visually similar to other ... Read More »

Steamed Rice Rolls

A rice noodle roll (also translated as steamed rice roll/Steamed vermicelli roll) is a Cantonese dish from southern China and Hong Kong, commonly served as a variety of dim sum. It is a thin roll made from a wide strip of Shahe fen (rice noodles), filled with shrimp, pork, beef, vegetables, or other ingredients. Sweet soy sauce is poured over ... Read More »