Author(s): Terry Tan
This title helps to bring the tastes, textures and traditions of this classic Chinese style of dining to your own home. Whether steamed or fried, vegetable or meat, roll or dumpling, there is a delicious bite here to tempt everybody's tastebuds. You can try classic Yam Cake, steamed Jicama Dumplings, crispy Sesame-coated Chicken, world-famous Roast Pork Dumplings or irresistible Deep-fried Wontons. It offers 100 photographs that include step-by-step images and inspirational pictures of each finished dish, making it simple to create professional-looking morsels. It includes nutritional notes that are provided for every recipe. It covers various cook's tips that explain unusual ingredients and techniques, and variations provide ideas for ringing the changes. Dim sum is a traditional style of eating, where bite-sized tidbits are served for shared dining. This beautiful book makes authentic Chinese dim sum accessible to the home cook. It opens with a practical introduction to the cuisine, with essential information on ingredients and equipment. More than 25 recipes follow, with a diverse selection of dishes from all over China. There is something for every occasion, with vegetable, shellfish, poultry or meat offerings. Choose from Chive Dumplings, Quail's Eggs Sesame Toast, Beef Cakes, or Pork and Cabbage Dumplings. Photographs show tricky stages of preparation, as well as the finished dish, so it is easy to see the results you are aiming to achieve. With easy-to-follow instructions and plenty of tips and variations throughout, this book will be a perfect addition to the kitchen shelf of every keen cook.