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7 Dim Sum Favourites at Yum Cha


Yum cha 飲茶 is like the equivalent of brunch for Cantonese. Or maybe tapas. It's when you eat all the small plates of dim sum 點心 and drink tea to wash it all down. Everyone has their go-to yum cha restaurant and the quality of their dim sum is always a hot topic. Here are seven dim sum dishes you must order next time you go yum cha.

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Holiday Specials: Festive Cards

In the past, I've always made Christmas cards or postcards for friends and family. First they were hand drawn, then I started printing them. They weren't extraordinarily artistic and had that crafty feel. I think people still liked receiving them in the post though!  This year I got my act together - hooray for less procrastination! - and made two festive cards for you: Ho Ho Ho Santa Claus Greeting Card  Santa's not flying this year, instead Rudolph is driving him around town in Hong Kong's iconic red taxi. Santa's also upgrading his basic, black sack to red, white, blue reusable...

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5 Baked Goods to Buy at a Canto Bakery

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Check out which 7 baked goods you must buy from a Cantonese bakery. Well, at least buns, tarts, cakes, and breads I would never say no to. Try not to drool.

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Hi! Meet sketchykarr!

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Hi friend! Welcome to Sketchykarr! Find out more about us, including our top five reasons why we love about being Cantonese.

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