Long Feng perfects the Dim Sum experience at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo

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An array of authentic Dim Sum is served at Long Feng, Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo’s Chinese restaurant. The stuffed and steamed dumplings are created specially by Chef Duan, who is a Dim Sum expert. Enjoy these bite sized Chinese delicacies prepared to perfection and presented in traditional bamboo steam baskets. These mouth watering steamed dumplings come in a variety of fillings ranging from meat, pork, prawn and vegetarian options. Chef Duan’s Dim Sum for the month is ideal for all seafood lovers. During the month of November experience Long Feng’s newest addition “Chinese Bao (a type of steamed, filled bun with various fillings) and Siew Mai (open-topped steamed pork and/or shrimp dumplings made with a wheat flour wrapper, they often come topped with fish roe or grated carrot, or occasionally a single pea) as well as the steamed prawn, scallop or lobster dumplings amongst many others are the perfect seafood indulgence. For those who prefer something meatier, the meat Dim sum is filled with a variety of steamed pork ribs, steamed chicken dumplings or a steamed mutton ball. Additionally Chef’s range of vegetarian options caters to every need with the delicious steamed vegetable bun and steamed vegetable dumpling. The creativity of these delicate Chinese snacks is a treat for the eyes as well as the palette. The colourful dumplings are encased in bamboo baskets that highlight the beauty of the dish. The bamboo baskets are stylishly rolled out in a Dim Sum trolley complete with its own in built steamer ensuring the Dim Sum arrives at the table freshly steamed. An afternoon of delights awaits at Long Feng with this new range. Overlooking the beautiful terrace and inviting pool, it makes a perfect place to enjoy good food with good company. Initially originating as a tea time snack in ancient China, Dim Sum meaning “a little bit of heart,” has taken the world by storm. The tea time snack was made popular amongst weary travellers along the famous Silk Road who would regularly enjoy an afternoon of tea, Dim Sum and relaxing conversation. Since the 10th century a record two thousand varieties of Dim Sum have been created around the world. Discover this fantastic eating experience from 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily. For reservations and inquiries contact 2491949. These artistic dumplings are a perfect lunch time treat that are sure to catch your eye and impress your taste buds.