Cooking Classics is a series of step-by-step cookbooks that showcases the best of the cuisines of Asia. Each title features 42 recipes written in an easy-to-follow format, with clear photographs to guide readers, especially those who are new to the cuisine.
Cooking Classics: Dim Sum will inspire both budding chefs and home cooks to try their hand at making these tasty bite-size treats. With clear and concise step-by-step instructions, dim sum specialist Ng Lip Kah shows how classic dim sum favourites such as har gow, siew mai, egg tarts, steamed buns and meat dumplings, as well as innovative new creations, can be prepared in the home kitchen.
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.