Category Archives: Recipe

Otafuku Okinomi Sauce

Japan’s Otafuku Sauce Co., Ltd.’s Okonomi sauce has become my go-to condiment for pretty much everything.  It is particularly good drizzled on pan-fried vegetable or pork gyoza and with this sauce on board you don’t need a dipping sauce. Okonomi sauce … Continue reading

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Vegan Beef and Leek Dumplings in Lemongrass Consumme

For this dish I used the consumme recipe from Tal Ronnen’s cook book The Conscious Cook and used my recipe for vegan beef and leek dumplings, which uses Gardein beef-less tips.  Ronnen is the founder and chef of the high end … Continue reading

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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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