Dumplings On Parade! 8 Of Our Favorite Recipes.

Keep an open-minded approach to dumplings tonight
Mar 17, 2015 12:00 pm

It’s time to open up your mind — and one of those 200-packs of wonton skins you can buy at the supermarket. Whether you’re going for basic pot stickers or foie gras-stuffed dim sum, we’ve got a dumpling recipe for you. We’ve also opened up the game to empanadas, gnudi, crab rangoon and other things that definitely qualify as dumplings...

France Meets China: Foie Gras Dumplings With Cilantro Beef Consommé

Over-the-top mash-up via Bordeaux
Mar 6, 2015 1:00 pm
Photo: Claude.Prigent Regards-Culinaires

A young chef who previously worked in kitchens in Paris and San Francisco, Aurélien Crosato opened the respected Soléna in Bordeaux with his wife, Serena Lee, a California expat. In case your own plans arent taking you to Frances famed southeast wine region anytime soon, try making Crosatos take on Chinese dumplings — which sub in duck foie gras for pork stuffing. 

The Slanted Door's Famous Pork-And-Shrimp Wontons With Spicy Chile Oil Recipe

Meaty wontons all spiced up
Feb 16, 2015 1:00 pm
charles phan pork and shrimp wontons
Photo: Ed Anderson

Charles Phan, chef-owner of San Francisco's pioneering the Slanted Door, was boiling up bowls of Vietnamese noodle soup long before most Americans had ever heard of pho — or knew how to pronounce it properly. That is to say, way before it was cool. 

Crispy Shrimp Gyoza Recipe

Crunchy shrimp dumplings in no time at all
Nov 25, 2014 1:00 pm
crispy shrimp gyoza
Photo: Evan Sung, Stylist: Kaitlyn DuRoss

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 3:03 pm
how to make gnudi
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 12:31 pm

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 12:31 pm

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? 


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