Modern Dim Sum
Delicious bite-size dumplings, rolls, buns and other small snacks
30 recipes for bite-size dumplings, rolls and wrap from China and South-east Asia.
Dim Sum are tiny dishes served in Chinese restaurants around the world and now you can learn how to make them at home. Loretta Liu shares with you collection of easy to master savoury and sweet recipes for steamed, fried and boiled bite-size dim sum – from potsticker dumplings and noodle wraps to spring rolls and crispy wontons.
Learn how to make 3 types of basic dough, work with delicate rice papers and refine your knife skills to ensure that your filling ingredients are prepared well for perfect results. Ideal for sharing, whether served as a light meal, a feast or as a nibble with drinks, creating your own fresh dim sum at home is easy and rewarding. Choose from vegetable, meat and seafood options. Try steamed dumplings—Pork and Prawn Meat, Monk Vegetable and Chinese Broccoli—or choose fried and grilled dim sum recipes which include Grilled Turnip Cakes, Vegetable Spring Rolls and Teriyaki Tofu.