Tag Archive: dim sum

Sep 11

Auntie Karen’s “Ma Lai Go” Chinese Sponge Cake

Auntie Karen’s “Ma Lai Go” Chinese Sponge Cake Ma Lai Go is often served as a dessert at dim sum restaurants. It’s a perfectly light and sweet punctuation to an often savory dim sum lunch despite the cake’s plain and unassuming appearance. Disclosure: This post includes an announcement about my Brand Ambassador affiliation with Rodelle …

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Nov 12

Chinese Potstickers Recipe: Pork & Napa Cabbage

Chinese Potstickers Recipe, Made with Pork & Napa Cabbage Chinese Potstickers are also called Jiaozi or Guotie in Chinese. This is a traditional recipe using store bought potsticker wrappers and a basic filling of pork and napa cabbage. Our family loves potstickers and I have plans to share additional variations with you later but let’s …

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Sep 01

How to Make Scrumptious Scallion Pancakes

Scallion pancakes are a pan fried Chinese flat bread appetizer that are savory, slightly chewy, with bits of chopped green onions embedded in between layers of carbilicious layers of dough. When served hot and fresh, they’re crispy and smell wonderful. When my sons were little, they didn’t like eating their vegetables and my husband and wanted them …

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Feb 11

Dim Sum: Turnip Cake

My sons, who do not speak any Chinese, can definitely speak “Dim Sum” and ask for their favorite dishes. It seems like a distant memory but there was a time when our family could go to any Chinese Dim Sum restaurant and order anything we liked to eat prior to our food allergy diagnosis. We no …

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Jan 12

Steamed Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce Recipe

Steamed Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce Recipe Learn how to make an entree sized version of steamed spare ribs with black bean sauce, a classic dim sum dish. Serve this dish with rice and a side of veggies for a complete meal. Black bean sauce steamed spare ribs is a dim sum favorite. 5-6 …

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Dec 31

Beef Rice Noodle Rolls, Delicious Dim Sum!

Beef Rice Noodle Rolls, Delicious Dim Sum! When I was a child, my parents and I enjoyed dim sum for brunch nearly every weekend at San Francisco’s Chinatown and I always wanted a plate (or two) of Beef Rice Noodle Rolls or beef “cheong fun.” What are Beef Rice Noodle Rolls? Servers pushed their carts …

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