Learning to prepare varenyky in Ukraine was a transformative experience for Naomi Zeveloff. That moment, and her taste for dumplings, have stuck with her for 9 years.
Christmas in my family means one thing — our annual Dumplings of the World Party. All of our friends come over and spend the evening sitting at little tables around our house shaping potstickers, pierogies, empanadas… the offerings change from year to year, but there are a few favorites that would never be left out — including everyone’s favorite, pillow-y soft barbecue chicken buns.
Molly Yeh, a contributor to the Jew and the Carrot, shows us how to make her family’s Chinese soup dumplings.