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Must Taste – Dim Sum 點心

17 Oct

If you did not eat Dim Sum, your trip is definitely not completed! Having dim sum in Hong Kong is a unique experience you shouldn’t miss. Dim Sum are delightful, mouth-watering Chinese snacks served in steaming bamboo baskets and eaten with pots and pots of Chinese tea for breakfast or lunch. Steamed pork buns, shrimp dumplings, beef balls and pan-fried squid with spicy salt are some of the local favorites.

In order to give you a better idea of  Dim Sum, our agency suggests you to visit the “Dim Sum Guide”  Website provided by the Hong Kong Tourism Board.This Dim Sum menu guide provides you with photos and a bilingual list of popular dim sum snacks, so you can plan on what are you going to get before you go!

Blow are the TOP 5 Dim Sum that our agency highly suggested to you!

1. Custard Bun 奶黃包

Steamed buns with milk custard filling.

2. Shaomai 燒賣


Small steamed dumplings with either pork, prawns or both inside a thin wheat flour wrapper. Usually topped off with crab roe and mushroom.

3. Turnip Cake 蘿蔔榚

Made from mashed daikon radish mixed with bits of dried shrimp and pork sausage that are steamed and then cut into slices and pan-fried.

4. Lotus leaf rice 糯米雞

Wrapped in a lotus leaf into a triangular or rectangular shape.It contains egg yolk, dried scallop, mushroom, water chestnut and meat (usually pork and chicken).

5. Egg Tart 蛋撻

Composed of a base made from either a flaky puff pastry type dough or a type of non-flaky cookie dough with an egg custard filling, which is then baked.