Tasty tidbits that make a meal or serve as appetizers: that8217;s Dim Sum. And it allows diners to sample a wide range of foods, from dumplings to shrimp balls, in bite-sized portions. These simple recipes8212;which use authentic ingredients such as Shao Shing rice wine8212;make it easy to create a luscious Chinese banquet. A discussion of equipment (woks, cleavers), followed by information on techniques such as stir-frying and red cooking, will get home chefs started. Each recipe8212;with its fillings, doughs, marinades, and sauces8212;is beautifully laid out, along with advice on preparation, variations on each dish, and introductions to unfamiliar ingredients.