Dim sum is a style of Chinese cuisine that originated in the Cantonese-speaking region of southern China. The tradition of dim sum dates back over a thousand years to the Tang Dynasty, but it became popular in its current form during the Song Dynasty. Traditionally, dim sum is served in small portions, usually steamed or fried, and served in bamboo baskets. It was originally designed as a snack or a light meal, often served with tea, and was typically eaten in the morning or early afternoon. The popularity of dim sum grew in the 19th century when it became a staple of the teahouses that were popular... Read More