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INTERVIEW: A-Zhong, Plum Valley’s Head Dim Sum Chef

Meet the maverick behind some of Chinatown London’s most inventive, experimental dim sum; Plum Valley’s head dim sum chef, A-Zhong.

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24 Hours in Guangzhou

From devastatingly good dim sum to historic buildings and picturesque parks, our essential itinerary whisks you round all Guangzhou’s unmissable highlights.

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Learn how to play Mahjong

Fiendishly complex but fantastically fun, we give you the low-down on Mahjong, the classic Chinese board game.

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VIDEO: What is dim sum?

We took to Chinatown’s streets to quiz Londoners on their knowledge of all things dim sum.

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5 things you need to know about zongzi

In honour of the annual Dragon Boat Festival, we unwrap these divine little rice packages to bring you zongzi fun facts.

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How to decorate your home for Chinese New Year

Get your home Chinese New Year ready with our guide on how to adorn it with traditional decorations including lanterns and paper cuttings.

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