Steamed Dumplings From Scratch With Filling & Dipping Sauce Recipe

steamed dumplings with filling & dipping sauce

What is a Steamed Dumpling? A steamed dumpling is a delicious Chinese snack that can be eaten hot or cold. It’s usually made from wheat flour, water, and sometimes eggs. The mixture is rolled into little balls and then steamed in a bamboo basket for about 20 minutes. You can buy steamed dumplings at any … Read more

Gado Gado Indonesian Peanut Sauce Salad

Gado Gado Indonesian Peanut Sauce Salad

There are few nations who have succeeded in leaving a definitive mark at the salad bar. While honorable mentions include Greece’s ellinki salata, an Italy’s insalata Caprese and Thailand’s green papaya salad, our favorite national salad of the week has to be Indonesia’s gado gado. A melee of steamed and fresh vegetables, a mix of … Read more

Ema Datshi Bhutanese Chili Cheese Stew

Ema Datshi Bhutanese Chili Cheese Stew

If, like us, you’re the kind of spice fan who likes to sprinkle tabasco over your habanera peppers, then you’ve found your dream dish in Bhutan’s ema datshi. Basically a curry made from chili peppers and farmer’s cheese, ema datshi can be tweaked for more sensitive palates by switching out the chilis for milder pepper … Read more

Pelmeni Siberian Meat Dumplings

Pelmeni Siberian Meat Dumplings

The humble pelmeni-like dumpling is something you can find nesting in pretty much every cuisine in the world. From Italian ravioli to Polish pierogis, Japanese gyoza to Tibetan momos: the simple act of wrapping a bit of meat or some vegetables in a pastry circle and then boiling it has caught on in every corner of … Read more

Jianbing Chinese Savory Breakfast Crepe

Jianbing Chinese savory breakfast crepe

Jianbing is a hearty Chinese breakfast crepe and one of the country’s most popular street foods. The fillings vary depending on which city you’re eating your jianbing, but the general rule is that there are no rules: meats, vegetables, dairy and fried buns are all game in a tradition of morning crepes that would make a Frenchman’s … Read more