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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Joong: Chinese sticky “rice dumplings” wrapped in bamboo leaves

Every year around this time of the year, my grandma makes a batch of joong in celebration of the Duanwu Festival. Continue reading “Joong: Chinese sticky “rice dumplings” wrapped in bamboo leaves”

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