How to make mugwort dumplings for Qing Ming festival

This is a blog post on how to make traditional Qing Ming mugwort dumplings. These dumplings are also known as Qingtuan (青团). These dumplings are cook during the Qing Ming festival. It is normal to happen around Easter time. The festival is celebrated and pays respects to the dead family ancestors. Families get together and … Read more

Chinese pork and prawn dumplings

Pork and prawn dumpling

This is a blog post on making Chinese pork and prawn dumplings at home. Dumplings are like ravioli equivalent. Except that the filling is slightly different and there is no cheese at all. It’s also kid friendly and one can hide lots of greens in it as well. While it is possible to use ready … Read more

Wonton soup

Here is a recipe of how to make wonton soup. Wonton soup (i馄饨汤 Húntún tāng) is basically Chinese style ravioli with Chinese based ingredients. The pastry is thinner than ravioli so that is why it is much better to buy shop bought ones rather than making at home using the pasta making machine. There are … Read more