Flash of Taro


Taro dumplings are a very special kind of appetizer in Chinese dim sum. It's hugely popular in Hong Kong, sometimes offered as a pastry because of it's somewhat sweet taste. The crispiness of the shell is like biting into a pastry of sorts. I've always been fascinated by this dish because of the way it is cooked and how each piece is a unique delectable piece of art in itself. At Naturally Chinese, our pastry chef dexterously achieves the tall flecks of pastry, which is what makes this food so coveted in Chinese dim sum. The trick he says is to [...]