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BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS

BASIC YEAST DOUGH FOR STEAMED BUNS by Linda Tay Esposito

This is a recipe for the dough of the fluffy white skins of the char siu bao and the shanghai cabbage buns. It's truly versatile -- you can use the same dough and fill it with sweetened mashed red beans or lotus seeds for a dessert treat. Or just steam it by itself to turn it into "man tou" essentially steamed white bread that is…

9 votes
49353 views
CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS

CHA SIU BAO - STEAMED BBQ PORK BUNS by Linda Tay Esposito

The char siu bao is a dimsum staple. Sweet, juicy bits of Chinese bbq pork oozing out of the soft, sweet bun. The secret to creating that char siu bao taste is to use dried onions (McCormicks). Please look up the Basic Yeast Dough for Steamed Buns that accompanies this recipe. If you don't have steamer baskets, use a wok…

9 votes
91087 views
GOW CHOI GAU – SHRIMP & CHIVES DUMPLINGS

GOW CHOI GAU – SHRIMP & CHIVES DUMPLINGS by Linda Tay Esposito

Gow Choi - Chinese chives are stronger in flavor -- more garlicy taste than regular chives -- than regular chives. The flat-leaf, foot-long green is used as a vegetable rather than used as a herb. In this classic dim sum dish, the chives are mixed with shrimp and stuffed in a a dumpling. The crystal dumpling skin is made from…

5 votes
26066 views
MANGO PUDDING

MANGO PUDDING by Linda Tay Esposito

A newer addition to the dim sum repertoire, the mango pudding is influenced by Western desserts techniques (since the Chinese are not too big on desserts! "Not too sweet" is always a sign of a good dessert for the Chinese!). Instead of heavy cream, you can substitute with coconut milk to give it a more tropical flavor.

10 votes
38505 views
SHIITAKE & ENOKI ASIAN MUSHROOMS SPRING ROLLS

SHIITAKE & ENOKI ASIAN MUSHROOMS SPRING ROLLS by Linda Tay Esposito

A vegan favorite at the dim sum table. When you bite into the spring roll, you will feel several layers of textures - texture being an important element of Chinese foods. First you have the crisp from the deep fried spring roll skin, followed by the velvety shiitake inter-mingled with the stringy mung bean thread and the silky…

4 votes
18491 views
CRABMEAT AND CHIVES POTSTICKERS

CRABMEAT AND CHIVES POTSTICKERS by Linda Tay Esposito

Potstickers are real easy to make. Part pan fried, part steamed, the dumplings have a crisp base and a soft top. In this recipe, we have filled the dumplings with crabmeat and chives, but you can also fill the dumplings with pork or chicken, or just a mushroom medley. The aromatic dipping sauce (adapted from Fuchsia Dunlop's "Land…

3 votes
8743 views
Mon Gateau Au Chocolat

Mon Gateau Au Chocolat by Ali El Safy

An absolutely wonderful cake; most traditionally served without icing. If you're including kids, might want to add your favorite, but I love it the "old school" way!

31 votes
52585 views
Ceviche de Pescado

Ceviche de Pescado by Rosamaria Faz

Makes a great healthy option for warm summer days. Weather a main dish or appetizer, it pairs great with good beer.

6 votes
27691 views
MINCED CHICKEN & LAP CHEUNG IN LETTUCE CUPS

MINCED CHICKEN & LAP CHEUNG IN LETTUCE CUPS by Linda Tay Esposito

There are so many versions of Chicken in Lettuce Cups. This recipe features the classic trinity of chicken, lap cheung (Chinese wax sausages) and dried shrimp. If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area, get the Wycen lap cheung (Washington/Stockton or Clement/7th) . They make their sausages locally and offer extra lean 100%…

7 votes
18381 views
Russian omelet

Russian omelet by Pavel Nartov

It's very fast and delicious recipe

7 votes
18356 views