Hello again, everyone. Today finds us with a new book review and this time The Dim Sum Field Guide: A Taxonomy of Dumplings, Buns, Meats, Sweets, and Other Specialties of the Chinese Teahouse, by
Author and illustrator Carolyn Phillips, demystifies the world renowned tea house snack, Dim Sum, The Dim Sum Field Guide.
This story, a “taxonomy” of dim sum, is based on a popular Lucky Peach story. And this 80-page, hand-drawn illustration guide features various dim sum classics–including siu mai, xiaolongbao, char siu, roast duck, and black sesame rolls.
This book would make a great reference for travelers and Asian food enthusiasts alike this coming holiday season.
This book is currently available in hardcover and audio-book format for under $1o.00 from Amazon.com and can be found here.