Saturday, March 8, 2008

Dim Sum in Chinese Teahouses




In chinese community, people like to gather at restaurants during the morning or early afternoon to have dim sum for breakfast or lunch.

Originally a Cantonese custom, dim sum is linked to the Chinese tradition of "yum cha" or drinking tea. it would also head to the local teahouse for an afternoon of tea and relaxing conversation.

There are a wide variety of dim sums - steamed buns, pan-fried dumplings, spring rolls and noodles. There are also many different kinds of sweet dim sum as dessert. Most of the dim sum are comes with one mouthful size, and are served in small plate of two to four pieces, so that a family dining together can simply order many different kind of dim sums.

Today, dim sum is served throughout China or even the world where the chinatown are. The best dim sum in China is found in Canton, with its wide assortment of sweet and savory dishes ranging from Bun to dumpling as much as pan-fry sweet where restaurants begin serving dim sum as early as morning and continue through mid-afternoon.

But what happen if I live the place has no chinese restaurant!? And I really want to eat?

It is so simple and easy,just cook at you own house by following step by step recipes and enjoy it for other occassion or partys with faimly and friends.