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Featured Dishes in the Dim Sum Badge Packs

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BBQ Pork Bun

also known as   Char Sui Bau

 BBQ Pork Bun

Char siu bau are Cantonese barbecue pork buns filled with barbecue flavoured cha siu pork. They're served as a type of dim sum but can also be found sold in Chinese bakeries.

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Chicken Feet

also known as   Fung Zao

 Chicken Feet

Chicken feet are deep fried, boiled, marinated in a black bean sauce and then steamed. The result is in a texture that is light and fluffy while moist and tender. That still doesn't take away the fact that this dish is the most likely to turn off dim sum virgins.

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Malay Steamed Sponge

also known as   Ma Lai Goh

 Malay Steamed Sponge

This steamed sponge cake is one of the sweet dim sum dishes you can order. Its soft, melt-in-your-mouth texture is a perennial favourite with dim sum veterans whilst its straight forward description is a safe bet for newcomers.

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Pork & Shrimp Dumpling

also known as   Sui Mai

 Pork and Shrimp Dumpling

These are small, steamed, traditional dumplings with either pork, prawns or both inside a thin wrapper of lye water dough.

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Shrimp Dumpling

also known as   Har Gau

 Shrimp Dumpling

A delicate steamed dumpling with whole or chopped-up shrimp filling and thin wheat starch skin. Recognisable by its pleated wrapper.

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Spare Ribs

also known as   Paai Gwat

 Spare Ribs

Spare ribs are not uncommon in various cuisines around the world, but in the east, paai gwat are roasted black and typically steamed with douchi or fermented black beans and sometimes sliced chilli.

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