Chinese Dumpling Cooking Tips

This recipe is for making shrimp dumpling (Har Gow) wrappers. Chinese steamed shrimp dumplings are the pinkish dumplings with translucent wrappers that you see at most dim sum restaurants. The trick to getting those translucent skins is to use wheat and tapioca flour to make the wrappers. However, the wrappers are also the most challenging […]

{ 0 comments }

If you have already tried some of the recipes on my site, you may be ready to try out some ideas of your own for a dumpling filling. In this article, I offer some tips and suggestions on the basic considerations in making a Chinese dumpling filling, and the range of ingredients that can be […]

{ 0 comments }

Making the dumpling dough and wrapper is an important part of making Chinese dumplings. Bad wrappers can cause the dumplings to come apart during cooking and ruin the entire dish. Many beginners get put off from making Chinese dumplings because they bought an inferior batch of wrappers at the grocery store which were difficult to […]

{ 0 comments }

When making Chinese dumplings at home, you need dumpling fillings and wrappers. Usually there are two ways to get dumpling wrappers: you can either buy them from Asian supermarket or make them at home by yourself. Between these two types of wrappers, I prefer to use homemade dumpling wrappers because they taste better. Here I […]

{ 0 comments }

To make Chinese dumplings, you need to prepare both the fillings and the wrappers. To save time, you can buy the wrappers from an Asian grocery store. However, the quality of store-bought wrappers may vary. It is not difficult to make wrappers at home, and homemade wrappers both taste better and are easier to wrap […]

{ 0 comments }

Chinese dumplings are a popular dish in China, especially over holidays like the Chinese New Year, where it is traditional for entire¬†families to come together to make Chinese dumplings for dinner. More and more people all over the world have also come to like and enjoy this healthy and tasty dish in all its various […]

{ 0 comments }