The Dim Sum Field Guide


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SKU: RH0047
Author: Carolyn Phillips
Cuisine: China
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Pages: 176 pages
Format: Hardback
Year Published: 2016
Photography: Richly Illustrated  


A whimsically illustrated yet authoritative guide to the "taxonomy" of dim sum, based on a popular "Lucky Peach" story.

Author and illustrator Carolyn Phillips demystifies the rich, nuanced culinary institution of teahouse snacks in"The Dim Sum Field Guide," a pocket-size, definitive resource featuring 80 hand-drawn illustrations. With entries for all the dim sum classics--including siu mai, xiaolongbao, char siu, roast duck, and even sweets like milk tarts and black sesame rolls--this handy reference is perfect for bringing on-the-go to your next dim sum outing. Armchair travelers and Asian food enthusiasts alike will be delighted by this detailed yet accessible look at the distinctly Chinese art of eating well."

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