Soup Dumplings In order to get to the root of "Los Angeles Cuisine", I recently attended a foodie discussion moderated by the one and only, Pulitzer Prize-winning, food writer Jonathan Gold. An impressive panel was comprised of Michael Cimarusti, Evan Kleinmen and Octavio Bercerra. Perhaps these acclaimed chefs and restaurateurs would be able to enlighten […]
Steaming Scallop Chive Dumplings No Chinese New Year celebration would be complete without dumplings — a token of good luck. These scallop and chive dumplings graced our dinner table. Sweet scallop meat, garlic chives and fragrant ginger encased in a golden wrapper. I was beginning to feel pretty darn lucky already! Wishing you a year […]
Pan-Fried Dumplings The Hypothesis:If I make potsicker wrappers from scratch, then my potstickers will be infinitely better than potstickers made with store bought wrappers (how do you like that "if.. then" statement? See I do remember something from high school science class).The Experiment:I made potsticker/gyoza wrappers from scratch just to see if there would be […]
Spaetzle with Porcini Mushroom Stew I was Christmas shopping and accidentally got myself a spaetzle maker… oops. Here's my first shot at making the dumplings. Many times it's served with goulash, but I took the vegetarian route and made a meaty, mushroom stew.