Archive for the ‘Dumplings’ Category

postheadericon Shrimp Har Gow

Shrimp Har Gow If you’ve ever been to dim sum then you know how delicious these delicate and flavorful dumplings are.  They are one of the most popular dumplings offered at dim sum restaurants.  My kids can’t get enough of them (which I love because they’re so healthy — steamed and filled with lean protein from [...]

postheadericon Shu Mei with Hello Kitty

I love Hello Kitty so much I wanted to share my love for her in my most recent You Tube Video.  Dim Sum literally translates as “to touch the heart” so it seemed only natural to showcase my love of Hello Kitty while making shu mei, a staple at dim sum restaurants.   Check out [...]

postheadericon Chinese New Year Potstickers

Gung Hay Fat Choy!!  Chinese New Year is this Sunday, February 10th and it’s the Year of the Snake.  Chinese New Year is a very special holiday as everything you eat on this day and everything you do determines how your entire year will unfold. Chinese people eat things like Long Life Noodles to symbolize [...]

postheadericon Wonton Soup

Now that the Fall season has officially kicked in (even though it was 90 degrees in Los Angeles this week!), I wanted to share this yummy wonton soup recipe with you.  My family considers this to be Chinese comfort food in a bowl:  savory wontons swimming in a light chicken broth spiked with ginger and [...]

postheadericon Shu Mei Dumplings

Oh my, shu mei!  That’s what everyone says when they bite into these delicate dumplings which are juicy, light and delicious.  Who knew how easy these steamed dumplings are to make and that you can use the same filling to make wontons and potstickers?   You can substitute the ground chicken with turkey or pork [...]

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