Chinatown

I know people like to stick with what they know, and deviating from the norm is something difficult for most. So if you have a hard time trying dumplings other than the standard ones that fill up your table, take a baby stop and try the scallop dumpling.

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Beef Offal

Shut Up and Eat - Dim Sum for Dummies - Beef Offal

February 22, 2013

in Chinatown, Dim Sum for Dummies, Food

This dish is one of more unique dishes you can find at a Dim Sum house – beef offal 牛雜 – Comprised of all the best parts of the cow…!

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I’ll be honest with you; this spot I’m going to talk about has been one of my favourite places. I must admit, I’ve been greedy and selfish to hold back on this one, but I’ve finally come to a decision that it is my duty to share it with you… St. Hubert. Yes, the homegrown […]

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If you’ve ever had Chinese steamed sticky rice (糯米包), this is the dumpling version of the same dish.

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This dish comes in a few variations with an assortment of fillings; from plain, beef, shrimp, this BBQ pork and awesome.

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The Xiao Long Bao is classified as a soup dumpling based on technique in wrapping and filling – a mixture of minced pork, scallions, ginger and gelatinized pork soup; the little bundle is steam-cooked.

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A simple preparation of shrimp paste, slathered on quartered slices of bell peppers and pan-fried then painted with oyster sauce.

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