Thursday, June 7, 2018

Dim sum

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Dim sum (traditional: 點心, simple: 点心 hanyu pinyin: dianxin) is a Cantonese term and means "snack". Usually dim sum eaten as breakfast or brunch. But because dimsum is popular to the world from Hongkong the term dimsum is more popular than dianxin.

Dimsum consists of various kinds of snacks that are usually a meal with tea. The Cantonese themselves attach great importance to a tea event called yamcha (Hanzi: 飲茶, hanyu pinyin: yincha).