Lena on July 14th, 2011

Bánh Bao is a Chinese steamed bun dumpling, but we Vietnamese grow up and enjoy this dish very much. It is sold at Vietnamese market, Vietnamese fast food store, Chinese, Vietnamese restaurants, and virtually you can find it everywhere there is an Asian community. Simply, it’s convenient: you can eat it for breakfast, for snack, [...]

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Lena on April 29th, 2011

Peking Duck is one of the most Chinese favorite dishes. In Chợ Lớn, the largest Chinese influenced market in Saigon, Vietnam, you can see these ducks hanging from Chinese food-to-go restaurants. The Peking Duck has become a familiarly favorite dish to many Vietnamese. It’s also available at any dimsum restaurant or Chinese Vietnamese restaurant around [...]

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Fried Shrimp Balls are my most favorite dim sum food. When we go to a dim sum restaurant, I always make sure to order 2-3 orders of shrimp balls for myself. I can miss other dim sum dishes, but this one is a can not miss for me. Hot and crispy, with a dip of [...]

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Lena on March 26th, 2011

Sesame Seeds Ball is another favorite Dim Sum dish. Children love them and our kids gotta to have one of these orders when the Dim Sum cart is pushing toward our table. Besides serving at the Dim Sum restaurant, they are also an especially popular treat during Chinese New Years, but you can find this [...]

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Lena on March 23rd, 2011

Vietnamese has a strong influence from Cantonese cuisine, and nothing is better than going to Dim Sum restaurant for Sunday lunch. Too many tiny dishes to order and try, no wonder it’s a great fun for a weekend family get together. Dim Sum fastly gains popularity in Vietnamese families and we start making them at [...]

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Vietnamese have a strong influence from Cantonese cuisine, and Dim Sum is one of the favorite food we love from this cuisine. Great fun and tasty to eat, Há Cảo or Har Gow, the shrimp ball dumplings are one of my favorite dishes to order at a Dim Sum restaurant. For this recipe, I’m gonna [...]

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