Dim sum and tea make a charming combination not just on our tables, but in the tale of Chinese history.
While journeying the famous Silk Road, weary travelers and farmers would stop at teahouse for Yum Cha, or “sipping tea”, for some hot tea and relaxing conversation. As the tea’s ability in aiding digestion become known, a variety of light dish were served together with the tea.
This gave birth to the custom of Dim Sum or “a bit of heart”.
My story with dim sum is always the same, I go home with my pants unbuttoned.
If dim sum is well prepared with high quality ingredients there is nothing better to eat in this world.
Dim Sum has a bit of my heart too.