steamed chicken dumplings

steamed chicken dumplings

The humble dumpling has been around for centuries and was considered the perfect way to stretch a small amount of meat to feed more people.  Many cuisines worldwide include dumplings in some form be they stuffed, boiled, or steamed.  Filled dumplings have been around in China for more than 1,800 years!  While some recipes call…

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brown butter gnocchettini dumplings

semolina dumplings with brown butter sauce

These aren’t your typical dumplings.  And it might be a bit confusing if you are used to seeing dumplings the size of golf balls in a stew or soup.  I’m pretty sure if my great, great paternal grandmother saw this dish she, too, would say these are not dumplings!  Nanny Kent was born in Bohemia…

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homemade Chinese dumplings

Chinese dumplings

Although it’s been 7 years when we last lived in Asia, the memories live on today whenever I cook a meal using Asian ingredients.  It’s a time in my life I shall always cherish.  Unless you’ve visited or lived in the Far East, it is a place where words, no matter how eloquent, can never…

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