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Cantonese Traditions on Your Plate: Steamed Siew Mai and Har Gao 

Prepare to embark on a captivating journey into the heart of Cantonese traditions, where an array of delightful flavours and time-honoured customs blend harmoniously to craft an unforgettable sensory experience. 

As we delve into the world of Dim Sum, with a special focus on the renowned Steamed Siew Mai and Har Gao, you’ll have the chance to savour the very essence of tradition and indulgence. 

Join us on this culinary adventure that promises to ignite your taste buds and enrich your understanding of Cantonese heritage.

The Origins of Steamed Siew Mai and Har Gao

Siew Mai, also known as pork dumplings, are a popular dim sum dish that is often enjoyed as part of a lavish Cantonese feast. 

Made with a combination of ground pork, shrimp, and various seasonings, Siew Mai packs a flavourful punch in every bite. 

The dumplings are delicately wrapped in a thin, translucent wrapper, allowing the natural colours and textures of the ingredients to shine through. 

Served with a tangy dipping sauce, Siew Mai offers a harmonious blend of flavours that is sure to tantalise the taste buds.

Har Gao, on the other hand, takes the form of crystal clear shrimp dumplings. 

These succulent parcels are crafted with meticulously peeled and deveined fresh shrimp, delicately seasoned with light soy sauce and wrapped in a translucent casing made from wheat starch. 

The dumplings are carefully steamed to perfection, resulting in a tender and juicy texture that is simply irresistible. 

Paired with a savoury soy-based dipping sauce, Har Gao offers a delightful contrast of flavours and textures.

The Essence of Dim Sum: A Cantonese Feast

In the heart of Cantonese culture, Dim Sum is more than just a meal; it’s a cherished tradition that brings families and friends together. 

It’s an opportunity to celebrate, indulge, and create lasting memories. 

At JU Signatures, we’ve mastered the art of crafting Dim Sum that not only pays homage to this tradition but also elevates it to a culinary experience like no other.

  • Steamed Siew Mai: A Cantonese Classic

Steamed Siew Mai takes centre stage on our menu. 

These delicate, open-topped dumplings are a testament to Cantonese culinary finesse. 

Each bite reveals a symphony of flavours, with a perfect balance of ground pork, shrimp, and mushrooms, all enveloped in a thin, translucent wrapper. 

The subtle sweetness of the shrimp, the umami of the mushrooms, and the savoury notes of the pork create a harmonious melody that dances on your taste buds.

As you indulge in our Steamed Siew Mai, you’ll feel the warmth of Cantonese tradition infusing every bite. 

These dumplings, shaped like golden ingots, symbolise wealth and prosperity, making them an essential part of any CNY feast.

  • Har Gao: The Jewel of Dim Sum

No Dim Sum experience is complete without savouring the exquisite Har Gao – prawn dumplings that glisten like precious gems. 

At JU Signatures, we take pride in crafting these translucent wonders, with plump, succulent prawns encased in a delicate, translucent wrapper.

As you bite into a Har Gao, you’ll discover the perfect blend of fresh prawns and subtle seasonings, all encased in a thin, chewy wrapper. 

It’s a taste of pure elegance and refinement, reflecting the essence of Cantonese cuisine.

A CNY Feast to Remember

As CNY approaches, make JU Signatures your destination for an authentic Cantonese feast that embodies the spirit of tradition and the joy of celebration. 

Come and indulge in our Dim Sum creations, including the exquisite Steamed Siew Mai and Har Gao, while savouring the flavours of Cantonese cuisine.

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the best of CNY traditions and Cantonese Dim Sum at JU Signatures. 

Join us in celebrating a feast that’s more than just a meal; it’s a journey into the heart of Cantonese culture.

Chef Wong Kok Shyong

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