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Sesame Ball

Sesame ball is a fried Chinese pastry made from glutinous rice flour. The sesame ball is known as Jian Dui (煎堆). The sesame ball outer layer is coated with sesame seeds and is perfectly fried until it is golden and crispy. The inside is mostly hollow as a result of the expanding dough during the…
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Glutinous Rice Dumpling (Ham Sui Gok)

Glutinous Rice Dumpling is a treat that everyone craves while eating dim sum. Glutinous rice dumplings are also known as Haam Sui Gok. While there is very little history behind this particular dim sum item, it still has made it's way to the main course of many dim sum advocates. The dumpling consist of pork,…
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Shrimp Dumpling (Har Gow)

Shrimp Dumpling (Har Gow) is by far one of the most common dim sum food. It is eaten so frequently with Pork Dumpling (Siu Mai) so often that people usually refer to it as Har Gow-Siu Mai. This delicacy originates from Guangzhou and is rumored to be the item in which people judge the chef.…
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Steamed BBQ Pork Bun

Steamed BBQ Pork Bun is also known as Char Siu Bao (叉烧包). It is one of the most common buns that you would see when dining at your local dim sum. Char Siu is referring to the BBQ pork, while Bao simply means bun. The pork is marinated in a special marinade that was created by the owner and…
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