Tuesday, October 20, 2009

How to wrap Chinese dumpling

China has been perfecting the art of dumpling making since the Sung dynasty. Chinese dumplings may be round or crescent-shaped, boiled or pan-fried. The filling may be sweet or savory; vegetarian or filled with meat and vegetables.

Here is my video to show you how to make the wrapper.

Here is how to wrap the filling. There are many different ways. I will show you two ways, the first one is more professional than the second one. However, the second one is easier.

Place filling into the middle of the wrapper. Fold the dough over the filling into a half moon shape and pinch the edges to seal. Continue with the remainder of the dumplings.

Here is a easier way to seal the wrapper. ^_^