Dumplings : A Global History, Hardback Book

Dumplings : A Global History Hardback

Part of the Edible series


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From gnocchi to pierogi to wontons, the dumpling has become synonymous with comfort food around the world in quite different cultures.

This book looks at the differences and similarities between the ways dumplings are prepared in a variety of cultures, whether they are stuffed or unfilled; steamed or boiled; served at an everyday meal or as a special food for festive occasions.After looking at just what makes a dumpling a dumpling and why they are called by that name, this book explores the many ways we have come to love this simple comfort food, sometimes even offering up monuments and poetry in its honour.

Including traditional recipes for readers to make at home, Barbara Gallani shows us what makes the dumpling special in so many ways.

A great resource for food and history enthusiasts alike, Dumplings reveals unique insights into this widely consumed and celebrated food.