so Yesterday I tried the first recipe in the book, Dim Sum Chicken and it was OK.
I didn't actually make the steamed coconut buns as I was really rushing (making tea for boys whilst baby slept) so I served the chicken with fresh noodles instead.
The chicken was mixed with hoi sin sauce, then it was supposed to steam for 5 minutes. NO WAY was that going to work in a million years. There was too much chicken for the steamer so just the bottom layer was cooking, ever so slightly.
I transferred the chicken to a wok to stir fry, but then the sugar in the hoi sin was burning slightly...hmmm...
Having said all that, the kids liked it!
So, to sum up:
it took probably about 30 minutes, even without one part of the recipe and the method was flawed. Not a good start!