Cooking Classics is a series of step-by-step cookbooks that showcases some of the most popular and well-loved cuisines of Asia. Each fully illustrated volume provides an insightful overview of the culinary traditions of the country, including the local cooking styles and techniques, in addition to a delectable selection of 42 authentic dishes. Recipes are written with clear, easy-to-follow instructions, and an illustrated glossary highlights essential ingredients used. Cooking Classics: Dim Sum puts together a wide range of dim sum snacks that have captured the hearts of food lovers around the world. Dim sum specialist Ng Lip Kah demonstrates the preparation of all-time favourites like siew mai, glutinous rice in lotus leaf, egg tarts, as well as creative additions to the dim sum menu, such as salted egg yolk custard buns, crispy bread rolls and snow skin dumplings. Perfect your deep-frying skill to get crispy deep-fried wonton, learn tips on how to mould dumplings into various shapes, find out how to make crystalline har kow skin, and discover many more ideas that will inspire great cooking in this comprehensive Cooking Classics collection.Ng Lip Kah has more than 30 years of experience working at established restaurants, which include TungLok Restaurant, Red Star Restaurant (Chin Swee) and Habour City Restaurant (PSA Building), all of which are known for their dim sum specialities. In 2008, Chef Ng was conferred Individual Second Runner-up and the Group Champion Award by the World Association of Chinese Cuisine (WACC), an international non-government and non-profit organisation that promotes Chinese cuisine worldwide. The WACC is endorsed by members from various Asian, European, and American regions.Chef Ng is very passionate and sincere about his craft. He currently conducts culinary classes, where he shares his sought-after skills in making dim sum and other Chinese dishes.