Tag: Appetizers

The Soup Dumpling Secret

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If you have ever tried any of the Chinese delicacies generally known as ‘soup-dumplings’ or their (often) larger, and well-known cousins, Xiaolongbao, you have probably enjoyed the way that the steaming, liquid content squirts in your mouth when you bite into them. Quite possibly, it also occurred to you to wonder how on earth the cook gets the delicious broth into the dumplings in the first place…

Not long ago, when I featured the technique for making a Basic Chinese Pork Stock, I hinted at this ancient Chinese secret. If you haven’t guessed the answer yet, read on…  Continue reading “The Soup Dumpling Secret”

Review: Chinese Style Appetizers

by Lee Hwa Lin

1996, We-Chuan Publishing, ISBN-13: 978-0941676694

Since starting this blog, I have posted several reviews of cookery books from Wei-Chuan publishing. I generally like of all the books I have purchased so far and this latest one, which I only recently acquired, is one of the best I have come across yet… Continue reading “Review: Chinese Style Appetizers”