Monday, June 6, 2011

Dim Sum

Dian xin, more commonly known as dim sum in English, from the pronunciation of the same two characters for "dim sum" in Cantonese, is a style of Chinese Canton cuisine prepared as small bite-sized portions of food traditionally served in small steamer baskets or on small plates. 

Dim sum brunch restaurants have a wide variety of dishes, usually several dozen. Among the standard fare of dim sum are the following:

Oh man, that's fast!!