Does dim sum have MSG? Yes, but how much MSG varies by dish

Let’s just start out by saying that it’s not easy to get dim sum without MSG… and some might argue that you aren’t truly eating dim sum if it doesn’t have some monosodium glutamate in it. Continue reading “Does dim sum have MSG? Yes, but how much MSG varies by dish”

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That expensive vegetable dish you had at dim sum is called dao mew (garlic pea shoots)

Garlic pea sprouts or “dao mew” is one of my family’s favorite Chinese dishes and can be found on many Chinese restaurant menus but more often on a dim sum cart. Continue reading “That expensive vegetable dish you had at dim sum is called dao mew (garlic pea shoots)”

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