“I like the Cantonese food very much. For me, the fish & vegetable dumpling is heaven.” said Stephan Mohler, an expert from Switzerland, this is his 9th year in Guangzhou.
On the afternoon of January 12th, the Taotaoting in the White Swan Hotel was filled with the sound of laughter. ‘A Bite of Guangzhou’ was jointly held by Guangzhou’s Foreign Expert Bureau, the Guangzhou Association for the International Exchange of Personnel, Newsgd.com and the Guangzhou White Swan Hotel.
At the event foreign experts and their families from the UK, United States, Germany, Russia, Canada, Japan and other countries followed the instructions of a dim-sum master chef and tried their hand at making dim-sum themselves.
Tan Guanglin, the head dim-sum chef at the White Swan Hotel, is a master of Cantonese cuisine. He has cooked for Comrade Deng Xiaoping, Queen Elizabeth II and many other heads of state and politicians. He shared his culinary craft and Cantonese culinary culture with the guests.
“The dim-sum in White Swan Hotel is developed from the tradition. I think this kind of activity can let more people especially the youth to know more about the traditional Cantonese culture”, said Tan.
The fun of wrapping rabbit shaped dumplings, and the aroma of steaming dim-sum created a lively atmosphere at the event.