This easy recipe is a typical Shanghai-style meal. Dried shiitake mushrooms impart deep, umami-rich flavor.
Using pre-made dumpling wrappers makes these easier, and once you’ve folded a few, you’ll be a pro.
The Chinese “street food” version of these pancakes are often served for breakfast, but are more often served as an appetizer in North America. For a softer pancake, add a bit more water to the dough; you can substitute fresh garlic scapes for the scallions for a different flavor.
This classic Chinese dish is quick to make, with deep, rich flavor from soy sauce, ginger, and rice wine. Serve over steamed white rice.
This crowd-pleasing Chinese main dish is quick and easy.
Quick, delicious, fresh, and actually tastes like take-out (really REALLY good take-out)!
Serve these wontons Cantonese-style, with a bowl of red wine vinegar and slivers of fresh ginger for dipping.
You can shave off some extra steps by using pre-made wonton wrappers, but this dough is fail-proof, is worth the time, and makes nice fat dumplings.