Zong Zi Again!

There are still some bamboo leaves left in my fridge since last time I made zongzi (sticky rice dumplings). Last Wednesday was my resting day. No work, no need to go out. So I decided to use some to make Zongzi. And also because I really missed zongzi, could’t wait to have some. This time,…

To Make Your Dumplings Lace Skirt

As a native northern Chinese girl, I cannot express how much I love Dumplings in words. My husband is on a trip in China. Everyday he would ask me what I had for each meal. He knows my affection towards dumplings, so he ordered some online. Those dumplings were delivered to me the other day….

Fried Leek Dumplings

韭菜盒子 is a very popular snack in China. 韭菜 (jiu cai) means leek. 盒子 (he Zi) means box. I think it refers to the Dumplings’ shape. It’s a quite easy dish to cook. Wrap is made from normal flour and water. Fillings maybe various. Most common combination is leek with egg. (You can also add…

Wanton Noodles

As a Chinese born and grew up in northern part of China, I’m very familiar with noodles. Yet, its very difficult for me to cook southern pattern noodles well, like rice noodle, Hokkien mee. I tried wanton noodles before and it didn’t turn out well. I guess the main reason is that I didn’t pay…

Pan-fried Crispy Bottom Dumplings

I love dumplings, whether they are boiled or fried. This pan fried dumplings have very crunchy bottom with beautiful golden looks. 1. Brush oil in the pan. 2. Place dumplings ( I used frozen dumplings given by my mother in-law) in the pan. 3. Turn to medium heat. When the bottom turns lightly golden. Turn…

Chinese Dumplings

Dumplings are essential to most Chinese during Chinese New Year. I was born and grew up in northern part of China. And dumplings are always one of my favorite food.   Making dumplings is not very easy but home made dumplings taste much better than the frozen ones bought from supermarket. When I was at…

Quick Fried Dumplings

I love dumplings. Maybe because I come from northern part of China, I have an affection for dumplings. Every time I miss my hometown, I feel like having some dumplings. Except commonly seen dumplings cooked in boiling water, another way is to fry them.  It’s not complicted. And it’s also a quick and convenient dish,…