Category Archives: Recipe

Recipe: Vegan Beef Tips and Leek Dumplings

I think Gardein has been hitting it out of the park with their meatless products, their Meatless Meatballs are excellent with pasta or on a hoagie with red sauce and cheese.  This recipe uses Gardein’s Meatless Beef Tips product with sauteed … Continue reading

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Potato and Leek Pierogi Recipe

This is a pretty quick potato pierogi recipe that uses pre-made round Chinese  dumpling wrappers. Ingredients: 1 lb New Yellow potatoes, 2 Leeks 1/2 cup milk or soy milk, 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, 1 pack of Chinese dumpling wrapper, salt … Continue reading

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Tofu and Spinach Wontons in Pho Soup with Bok Choy

I tried the recently published NY Times recipe for Tofu and Spinach Wontons in Broth with a few changes to the broth. Follow the NY Times recipe for the wontons, which produces some really good dumplings and then use this … Continue reading

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Duk Mandoo Gook (Rice Cake Soup With Dumplings) Recipe

Duk Mandoo Gook is a soup with sliced rice cakes and dumplings and served during Korean New Year.  Lunar New Year in 2016, is Monday February 8th. Traditionally families gather on New Year’s day to make dumplings; several of the … Continue reading

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Beyond Meat Vegan Beef with Ginger and Onion Dumplings

By focusing on texture and mouth feel Beyond Meat has revolutionized the meat alternative market. I experimented with using their Beyond Beef Crumble product as the base for vegan beef dumplings. Both steamed and pan-fried version of this dumpling recipe … Continue reading

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Dumpling Crimper, Kitchen Gadget

I have always crimped and pinched closed the wrappers of my dumplings by hand, but I was recently in my local Asian food market and saw these plastic clam-shell style dumpling crimpers and thought I would try them out. My … Continue reading

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Ingredient Hunt: pulled pork at Scott’s B.B.Q.

My recipe for Kimchi & Pulled Pork Dumplings works best with Eastern North Carolina pulled pork. While Central and Western NC styles use a tomato based sauce and slow cook the shoulder cut of the hog, Eastern style BBQ uses … Continue reading

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Tofu, Garlic Chives and Kimchee Dumplings

Over Thanksgiving we tried to whip up a new vegan dumpling recipe and came up with Tofu, Garlic Chives and Kimchee dumplings, which worked out really well. Ingredients One block firm tofu One bunch garlic chives Nappa cabbage Kimchee 1 … Continue reading

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Vegan Pho Soup Dumpling Recipe

These dumplings are a vegetable soup dumpling designed to mimic the flavors of Vietnamese Pho.  The filling could be made of any of the ingredients you often find in Pho, but I used spinach, tofu, carrots and scallions.  Bean sprouts … Continue reading

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Lobster and Butter Soup Dumpling

These dumpling attempt to mimic eating a steamed lobster tail dipped in butter as a soup dumpling.  The lobster and melted butter are contained within the dumpling wrapper like a soup dumpling.  I made these once and they came out … Continue reading

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