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It is often served with chili oil or paste to enhance the flavor. These delightful rolls can be eaten plain or with a variety of filling like shrimp and cha siu Chinese barbecue pork. While many people will not try chicken feet, this dish is usually heavily spiced with black pepper and is colored red — kind of like a phoenix. One of the most well-known bao dishes to eat while having dim sum is cha siu bao.
This dish is made with Chinese barbequed pork cha siu and has a sweet-savory flavor to it. Traditionally, this is a steamed bao characterized by its fluffy white appearance, but recently the baked version has come up to be on par with the classic. New twists on this dish include putting a pastry top on the bao, Dim Sum - High Love (CDr), creating a flakey texture to complement the soft bun.
Another popular bao dish is lai wong bao. This is one of my go-to desserts whenever I take Westerners to dim sum, because they all seem to love it! Be careful though as it is very easy to burn yourself on the hot liquid filling as it gushes out! This steamed meatball has a wide range of ingredients mixed in to give it a great flavor — minced meat, water chestnuts, and sometimes coriander or scallions.
Steamed with a tofu skin, this tender meatball is usually served with a Worcestershire sauce to give it a slight vinegar taste. This sticky rice item is steamed with a lotus leaf to give it an extraordinary fragrance and taste. The insides of this sticky rice contain a myriad of ingredients, often including some mixture of: chicken, pork, shitake mushrooms, Chinese wax sausage, dried shrimp, and egg.
This dish is not found in all dim sum restaurants, Dim Sum - High Love (CDr) if you see it, this is definitely a must try dim sum item at the end of your meal! With a sweet flavor and fragrance, osmanthus jelly is the best dessert and palette cleanser you can find.
These look good! I was in Taipei recently and ate Dim Sum there. It was delicious if very filling. It kind of looked like those in your first picture and was very juicy. On a different note but staying in Taipei. Have you ever eaten the kakigori over there? I actually have never been to Taiwan, but I used to eat kakigori in Japan where it originated all the time.
Such a great summer treat! These all look delish but…. There Dim Sum - High Love (CDr) a lot of spring vegetable dishes and dumplings filled with only mushrooms and carrots. I thought dim sum was just a dumpling. I had no idea there were so many varities and different ways to try it. Thanks so much for sharing!
I think I may need to make some myself xx. I think I need to get out and try some soon for a new culinary experience. Thank you for letting me know the names. I normally just choose what I like. My favorite is definitely Har Gow. Your going to have me dreaming about dim sum tonight lol.
Somehow I read all my food articles before I sleep as well! I am embarrassed to say that I have never tried dim sum. Chinatown is so popular in Chicago and I would love to go there on a Sunday for authentic dim sum. Wonder if my boys would sit still long enough for me to enjoy it…. You should! We go to Chinatown here every week to grab dim sum.
Sunday is busy, but we see plenty of children sitting nicely during it. Now I want some Dim Sum.
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