Dumplings: A Global History (Edible Series) by Barbara Gallani

By Barbara Gallani

From gnocchi to pierogi to wonton, the dumpling has develop into synonymous with convenience foodstuff worldwide. no matter if filled or unfilled, steamed or boiled, many nations have their very own model of the dish. during this e-book, Barbara Gallani appears to be like on the adjustments and similarities among the methods dumplings are ready in numerous cultures, addressing the distinction among the dumpling as a daily meal and as a nutrients for festive occasions.

First analyzing the etymology of the be aware and reading simply what makes a dumpling a dumpling, Gallani strikes directly to recount the numerous methods we've come to like this straightforward convenience, occasionally even providing up monuments and poetry in its honor. together with conventional recipes for readers to make at domestic, she exhibits us what makes the dumpling unique in such a lot of methods. a good source for foodstuff and background fans alike, Dumplings finds specified insights into this extensively fed on and celebrated nutrition.

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Dumplings: A Global History (Edible Series)

From gnocchi to pierogi to wonton, the dumpling has develop into synonymous with convenience foodstuff worldwide. no matter if crammed or unfilled, steamed or boiled, many nations have their very own model of the dish. during this booklet, Barbara Gallani seems on the adjustments and similarities among the methods dumplings are ready in various cultures, addressing the distinction among the dumpling as a regular meal and as a nutrients for festive events.

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Th i s rec i pe ca n a l so be m a d e w i t h beef. Serves 10 to 12 2 lb venison, cut into I -inch chunks 1 c chopped onion 4 medium Maine potatoes, chopped 1/2 lb tiny button mushrooms 1 c chopped baby carrots 4 c hearty beef stock 2 T beef bouillon V2 t garlic powder I/S t oregano V2 c flour, mixed with V2 c cold water salt and pepper In a medium heavy-bottomed saucepan, saute the venison and onion j ust enough to sear the outside of the meat. Place the meat, potatoes, onion, mush­ rooms, carrots, stock, bouillon, garlic , and oregano in a slow cooker.

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