Crispy Shrimp Gyoza Recipe

Crunchy shrimp dumplings in no time at all
Nov 25, 2014 12:00 pm
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Photo: Evan Sung

Pot stickers, gyoza, pan-fried dumplings. Call them what you will, but once you discover how simple they are to make at home, you may join me among the ranks of the addicted. The secret lies in the method, which starts with a surprisingly small amount of oil and finishes with a cloud of water vapor.

How To Make Gnudi

A homemade gnudi recipe from NYC's Circo restaurant
Apr 4, 2013 2:03 pm
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Photo: Gabi Porter

I took a peek inside the kitchen at Midtown East's Circo restaurant to learn how to make one of their signature spring dishes: gnudi primavera. These Tuscan ricotta dumplings are light, fluffy and don't miss the extra starch one bit. They're also not fancy, and very quick and easy to make. Ready for our foolproof step-by-step? 

Your Daily Lunch Hack: 10 Clever Ways To Fill A Wonton Wrapper

Hack wonton wrappers to make "anything dumplings"
Feb 14, 2013 11:31 am

You pass this ingredient at the regular (not even Asian) supermarket more or less every time you go. You can find packs of 50 or so wonton wrappers in the refrigerator case, or possibly the freezer aisle, for about three bucks. They're one of the most hackable ingredients I've ever encountered, especially when it comes to lunch. 10 brand-new ways after the jump.

Yomari! The Literally Heart-Shaped Dumpling You've Never Tried

This Nepalese delicacy is cause for celebration
Nov 13, 2012 11:31 am

I found a shape of dumpling I've never eaten, and I'm ecstatic. I went to a Nepalese restaurant last night and ordered yomari, dumplings typically filled with molasses and eaten on holidays. These were closer to momo with a spiced ground lamb filling, but with a heart or root vegetable shape rather than soup dumpling shape. Am I obsessing over dumplings? 

Smashed Shrimp Shumai Recipe

Shumai get "smashed" for your next cocktail party
Nov 1, 2012 3:01 pm

This dish began with a near-disaster. As guests were arriving at a party in Denver, I realized that the water I was going to cook the dumplings in wasn’t going to boil at our high altitude. What to do? I grabbed a paella pan, put it on the grill and added oil. I smashed – flattened – the shumai with a wet palm, then sautéed them until golden and crisp.

Ricotta Gnudi with Chanterelles Recipe

Try these Italian ricotta dumplings for dinner
Mar 2, 2012 3:01 pm

Gnudi are little dumplings, like gnocchi, but made with ricotta instead of potatoes. Most places don’t do gnudi justice. They are often mushy and heavy, instead of light and fluffy, like these.

Real Oscars Recipes For Your Party

Recipes from Wolfgang Puck, chef to the stars
Feb 26, 2012 2:31 pm
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With only hours to go until the red carpet festivities commence, we thought we'd provide you with some recipes. Not forced movie-themed recipes like "Hugo's frenchified chicken nuggets," but what the stars of tonight will actually be eating


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