If you're a dim sum newbie who wants to learn more about this popular style of Cantonese cuisine, check out this five-minute dim sum video guide from Off the Great Wall, a YouTube channel about Asian and Chinese culture. In the video host Carmen describes some of the most popular dim sum dishes and what to look for in a good version of each dish.

[Video: Off the Great Wall on YouTube]

(If during this video you thought, "Hey, Carmen said Worcestershire wrong," she knows—the YouTubers told her, repeatedly.)

This video is a follow-up to a video Off the Great Wall shot at Nom Wah, one of our favorite dim sum joints in NYC. Watch it below:

[Video: Off the Great Wall on YouTube]

For more descriptions of dim sum dishes, check out The Serious Eats Guide to Dim Sum.

About the author: Robyn Lee is the editor of A Hamburger Today and takes many of the photos for Serious Eats. She'll also doodle cute stuff when necessary. Read more from Robyn at her personal food blog, The Girl Who Ate Everything.


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