Posts Tagged ‘chinese food’

  1. Dumpling doughBefriend a lovely Chinese lady (We did! Namely Mrs Yu who even invited us to come to her kitchen for dumpling lessons. Thanks!)
  2. Make a firm dough from flour, water and craving for Chinese food!
  3. In the meantime, make a nice filling from minced pork, vegetables or any of your fave ingredients
  4. Make tiny round, tortilla-like shapes.
  5. Now here comes the tricky part: Fill the tortillas with exactly the right amount of meat. (If you add too little, the edges will become dry. If you add too much, the pouch won’t close, and you’ll be utterly frustrated and short tempered!)Dumplings ready to boil
  6. Toss the dumplings into a frying pan of boiling water and some added oil.
  7. DumplingsCover the pan and leave the dumplings until all the water has evaporated.
  8. Start warming up your knuckles/fingers.
  9. Grab those chopsticks.
  10. Munch (dip: half soy, half vinegar)! Delicious.

Viola’! You’re all set for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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