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Dim Sum and Party Resources and Recipes

Here you will find information about the history of dim sum, classic dim sum recipes such as Char Siu Bao, Potstickers, and Mango Pudding, and Asian inspired party appetizers to serve to guests.
  1. Dim Sum Recipes (84)
  2. Party Appetizers (28)

Chicken Wonton Recipe - Baked Chicken Wonton
Chicken Wonton - Baking instead of deep-frying reduces the fat and calories in this spicy Asian appetizer.

Chinese and Asian Inspired Recipes Using Wonton Wrappers
What can you do with a wonton wrapper? After filling and folding, you can add it to soups, deep-fry or even bake it. Here are a number of recipes using wonton wrappers, from Crab Rangoon appetizer to classic fried wonton, low-fat baked chicken Wonton and Cantonese Wonton soup. Plus, a basic recipe so that you can make your own wonton wrappers at home.

Chinese Sponge Cake
Chinese sponge cake – the secret to this recipe for Chinese sponge cake lies in the fact it is steamed, which makes it very moist. Here are step by step instructions, with photos.

Delicious Dumplings
From Har Gau to Potstickers, learn more about the different types of Chinese dumplings. My feature includes information, photos and recipes.

Dim Sum Delights
Learn more about dim sum, the Chinese version of brunch, and try some recipes, in this feature from your Guide.

Easy Curry Turnovers
Curry turnovers - using phyllo dough makes a quick and easy version of this popular Chinese treat.

Fortune Cookies Recipe, Cooking Tips, History and More
Fortune Cookies – here you’ll find everything you need to know about fortune cookies, including a basic recipe, cooking tips, where to buy the cookies online, and a bit of fortune cookie history!

Fried Wonton
Fried Wonton – A host of Chinese seasonings, from oyster sauce to sesame oil, add extra flavor to this easy appetizer. Fried wonton recipe

How to Fill and Fold Wontons
Easy step-by-step photo instructions on filling and folding wontons for dim sum appetizers.

How to Freeze Egg Rolls
How to Freeze Egg Rolls - When you're preparing egg rolls for a party or other gathering, it's often easier to make them ahead of time. Here are easy instructions showing how to freeze egg rolls.

How to Freeze Potstickers
When you're making dumplings for a large crowd, it's often easier to make them up ahead of time. These easy instructions show you how to prepare and freeze potstickers before cooking.

How to Make Chili Oil (Hung Yao)
Fiery hot chili oil is a popular table condiment at dim sum restaurants. Here are easy step by step photo instructions showing you how to make your own chili oil from dried chili peppers.

How to Make Wonton Purses
Wonton Purses – These easy photo instructions show you how to shape filled wonton wrappers into a purse or money bag. Make wonton purses

Make Ahead Appetizers
Whether you're hosting a Super Bowl party or a Chinese new year's party, you don't want to be spending a lot of time in the kitchen. Here are Chinese and Asian appetizers with tips on how to do most of the work of ahead of time.

Menu Translator
Here is a description of the typical appetizer items you might find at a dim sum restaurant.

Nuts - Chinese Recipes With Nuts
Nuts are found in numerous Chinese and Asian dishes. While nuts are high in calories, they are loaded with health benefits. Better still, recent studies suggest that a moderate consumption of nuts can actually help with weight control. Here are several Chinese and Asian-inspired recipes using different types of nuts.

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Thirty Days of Dim Sum
Sign up for my free email course and a new recipe will arrive every day for the next month, from popular Chinese dumplings such as Shu Mai and Potstickers, to Egg Rolls, Spring Rolls, and dipping sauces.

Top Dim Sum Recipes
Dim sum recipes delicious dim sum dishes you can make at home. Learn how to make your own Chinese dumplings, spring rolls, steamed buns and more.

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