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All About Dumplings Posted by on Jun 16, 2016

Over my 5+ years of living in China, I was often asked about what I missed from home. Aside from the obvious family and friends, food and drink always popped up in the discussion. When I first got to Beijing in 2008, I definitely found myself missing craft beer and certain comfort foods from home…

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Chinese Dumplings Recipe Posted by on Nov 28, 2014

While Americans are feasting on turkey (火鸡 – huǒ jī) this weekend, you won’t find a “fire chicken” on Chinese tables for any holidays. One of the most popular dishes to make for the Chinese Spring Festival is dumplings (饺子 – jiǎo zi), especially in the northern part of the country. My love for dumplings…

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A Chinese Dumpling Party Posted by on May 15, 2014

Recently, I wrote a love letter to Chinese dumplings. Thinking of my beloved little pockets of deliciousness, I went back through some old footage and found something that touched my heart – a dumpling party. In Sichuan’s provincial capital of Chengdu, a great place to stay is the Lazy Bones hostel. If you’re lucky, you…

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