Chinese Dim Sum Recipes

Chinese Dim Sum Recipes


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Expert's Review

"Dim Sum isn't a kungfu tecnique"

Reviewed by / Jul 24, 2013

A Chinese cookbook

Chinese cuisine is still a mystery for most of us who only know a few dishes and a handful of fun names that are quite discouraging. Jim He's apps about this millenary gastronomy helps to have in a single place a bunch of recipes explained step by step, ideal for keeping it at your side when fiddling with food in the kitchen looking for something healthy and original to prepare.

This app only allows to read the recipes. There's a result picture, but not photos of the steps taken. Likewise, there aren't videos or any further help beyond plain text. Therefore, you can prepare Kung Pao Chicken or any other tasteful dish thanks to this app, but it doesn't add anything to other already available websites you can easily access through your usual browser. Therefore, its main feature is to have a list of dishes by order, but with no chance of marking them as favorites or add comments whatsoever.

Tags: lifestyle food chinese chings dim sum.

Developer's original description available here
“Dim sum (/ˈdɪmˈsʌm/) refers to a style of Cantonese food prepared as small bite-sized or individual portions of food traditionally served in small steamer baskets or on small plates. Dim sum is also well known for the unique way it is served in some restaurants, wherein fully cooked and ready-to-serve dim sum dishes are carted around the restaurant for customers to choose their orders while seated at their tables.
Eating dim sum at a restaurant is usually known in Cantonese as going to "drink tea", as tea is typically served with dim sum.” –from Wikipedia

It provides 16 popular Dim Sum recipes in China, including:
•Chinese Steamed
•Pork and Cabbage Wontons
•Chinese pork buns
•Chinese Pearl Meatballs
•Chinese Spring Onion Pancakes
•Chinese BBQ Pork Buns
•Baked Pork Spring Rolls
•Hom Bao
•Beef Wontons
•Pork and Prawn Wonton Soup
•Cantonese Style Pork and Prawn Dumplings
•Dim sum with dipping sauce
•Potsticker dumplings
•Glutinous Rice Sui Mai
•Curry fish skewers

The Dim Sum pictures, brief introduction, ingredient, preparation and detailed steps are provided. If you can cook these Dim Sums, then, actually you are already a Chinese chef. Enjoy it.

Recently changed in this version

Fix the display issue of the last item in the list.

Lists with Chinese Dim Sum Recipes

Some lists where this application appears: Reviewed by Peter Warrior.

Comments and ratings for Chinese Dim Sum Recipes
  • (38)

    by Ralph Lugo on 11/11/2014

    Grate app

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    by Alex Jagolino on 06/10/2014


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    by Bon Easter on 01/10/2014

    Now I can cook myown dim sum

  • (38)

    by Helen Oarr on 25/06/2014

    GREAT APP...

  • (38)

    by Jennifer Sarmiento on 13/03/2014

    Every one of these recipies look amazing. A pic with each recipie with simply put directions. I can't wait to start!

  • (38)

    by Panget Ikaw on 08/10/2013

    I love dumplings a lot, Thanks for this app.