The Dim Sum Field Guide: A Taxonomy of Dumplings, Buns, Meats, Sweets, and Other Specialties of the Chinese Teahouse
As an avid foodie, I sure love dim sum. If you are unfamiliar with dim sum, then The Dim Sum Field Guide is the perfect starter for you to get a brief introduction into this famous staple in most Chinese households and restaurants. Dim sum is usually a brunch meal where a plethora of small dishes are brought forth.
In this field guide, Carolyn Phillips gives readers an insight to the most popular dim sum dishes such as steamed, unwrapped, baked, fried, and of course my favorite sweet dims sums. Also, one would think dim sum are just buns and small dishes, but for you beginners, you will be surprised to know dim sum dishes also include stir fried noodle dishes. What’s great about this guide is that it breaks down what ingredients are in each food item and includes a fun sketch of each dim sum.
Go find your nearest dim sum restaurant and be ready to order a plethora of dishes as this book will make you hungry.
Ten Speed Press