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  • Gyoza Potato

    ‘Varenyky’ Ukrainian Dumplings with Mashed Potato Filling

    Several years ago, I came across ‘Pierogi’, Polish dumplings, at a local farmer’s market and I instantly fell in love with them. Similar foods can be found in many different countries. Japan has ‘Gyoza’. Italy has ‘Ravioli’ and ‘Tortellini’. Ukraine has ‘Varenyky’. A variety of fillings can be used for ‘Varenyky’. My favourite is definitely …

  • Miso Soup

    Dumpling Wrapper Miso Soup

    ‘Hōtō’ Noodle Miso Soup is my family’s favourite Noodle Miso Soup. It can be a perfect dinner on a cold winter day. I usually make the Noodles from scratch, but you can use ready-made Udon Noodles OR Pappardelle. If you have some leftover Dumpling Wrappers, that would be a perfect substitute. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Other Soup

    Dumpling Wrappers & Wakame Soup

    When we make Dumplings such as Gyoza and Wonton, we often end up having leftover wrappers. I add them to soup and this ‘Wakame Soup’ is my absolute favourite. Today I used Wonton Wrappers. Make sure you add the wrappers one sheet at a time. Makes 2 to 3 Servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons Dry Cut …

  • Gyoza Prawn & Shrimp

    Steamed Prawn Dumplings

    For a long time I wanted to cook this ‘Steamed Prawn Dumplings’ but I never tried because I believed that I could not get the ingredients. On the other day I received a request for the recipe, then I did a little bit of research. I discovered that the wrappers can be made with a …

  • Gyoza Pork

    Pork & Cabbage Rolled Gyoza

    Everyone loves Gyoza. It’s a great fun family activity to make them, too. My children always wanted to help me making them when they were very young, but traditional wrapping method was too difficult for young children. These Rolled Gyoza are easy to make. Instead of wrapping them, just roll them up! Today I used …

  • Gyoza Pork Tofu & Soy Protein

    Gluten-free ‘Abura-age’ Gyoza

    If you can’t eat wheat flour and have given up eating Gyoza because of that, you might wish to try this alternative. Instead of wrapping the filling with Gyoza wrappers, I sandwiched the filling with ‘Abura-age’, Fried Thin Tofu. This recipe includes a very basic Pork filling, but you can find more Gyoza filling recipes …

  • Gyoza Prawn & Shrimp

    Prawn & Garlic Chives Gyoza

    There is a green grocer near my home and they started selling Asian vegetables. Garlic Chives, ‘Nira’ in Japanese, used to be impossible to find, but they are available everyday!!! Garlic Chive are not categorised as herb. Those long, flat, green leaves, often sold in big bunches, are vegetable and I can use them for …

  • Bread Dough Gyoza Vegetables

    ‘Oyaki’

    If you have travelled in Shinshu region Japan, you might have tasted the authentic ‘Oyaki’. ‘Oyaki’ is a sort of dumpling similar to ‘Gyoza’ made from wheat flour or buckwheat flour dough wrapped around a stuffing that is most commonly vegetables, then cooked on a pan. ‘Oyaki’ are particularly popular in Nagano Prefecture which is …

  • Gyoza Pork

    ‘Gyoza-burgs’

    Many years ago, when my children were young, we tried to make Gyoza for dinner one day and ended up having a large amount of filling leftover. My children should have wrapped more filling but they were not yet very skilled with Gyoza wrapping. Anyway, I made the filling leftover into small patties and cooked …

  • Gyoza Pork Vegetables

    Pork & Vegetables Dim Sims

    In Australia, there is a Chinese-inspired dumpling-style snack food called ‘Dim Sim’. It looks like a very large ‘Shumai’ dumpling. I have tried it. It is not very yummy and I really don’t know what is in it. Why don’t you make it yourself with lots of vegetables?Shumai skins are hard to find. I use …

  • Gyoza Potato

    ‘Pierogi’ Gyoza

    On the other day, at a local farmer’s market, I tried a Polish food called ‘Pierogi’. It was yummy but very pricey! The filling was a mixture of potato, bacon and cheese. I thought I could make it by myself.I looked for the recipe to make the dough, that requires flour, salt, water and oil…, …

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