Dim Sum and other types of small dishes continue to be one of our hottest culinary trends. These tasty little treats--from dumplings and spring rolls to buns, noodles and mini cakes--allow diners to sample a wide variety of dishes as a snack or a full meal.Now, Judy Lew, author of the two bestselling books in the Quick & Easy series, shows readers that Dim Sum are not only fun to eat--they're fun and simple to prepare and serve as well. Lew begins with Basic Hints (if the formation of a dumpling seems difficult at first, try to shape it in an easier style, it will taste just as delicious) and Preparations (Basic Bun Dough); then goes on to offer 50 individual recipes, grouped according to type: Buns-Rolls, Black Bean Sauce Variations, Siu Mai Spring Rolls, Seafood, Meat, Rice-Noodles and Confectionary. She also covers essentials like how to make sweet and sour sauce, using a wok, steaming rice, making soup stock and preparing tea. The volume concludes with sections on menu planning, cooking methods, utensils and a glossary.Dim Sum Appetizers and Light Meals has been designed and packaged in the immediately-recognizable and user-friendly format of the Quick & Easy series. Each recipe is accompanied by a vivid color photograph of the finished dish, as well as photos showing ingredients and each step of the preparation.With its emphasis on simple, fresh seasonal ingredients, Quick & Easy Dim Sum Appetizers and Light Meals will appeal to cooks at all levels of experience who want to produce delicious meals for casual family dining or festive occasions.