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Dumplings Equal Love

Delicious Recipes from Around the World

40 easy-but-innovative recipes that celebrate and elevate the beloved dumpling.

Shumai, gyoza, mandu, komber, pierogis: a dumpling by any other name would taste as comforting. The original comfort food in every culture, the humble dumpling takes center stage in this full-color cookbook. Author Liz Crain offers up beloved staples like Chinese soup dumplings, Japanese gyoza, and Eastern European pierogi with easy, step-by-step instructions for dumpling skins and fillings. There are also many regional twists on dumplings, with innovative fillings, dumpling doughs, and dipping sauces. Taste the love with Cincinnati Chili; Shrimp & Grits; Nettle & Caramelized Onions; and Bananas Foster Dumplings.


“Most people know me for barbecue, but I have an abiding love—make that obsession—for dumplings. Liz Crain walks you step-by-step through their preparation, bringing uncommon passion and creativity to her recipes in what may be the most charming book on dumplings ever written. I only wish she did takeout!”
—Steven Raichlen