skinny v. short vegetable dumplings
Skin-wise both browned well and tasted as they should, however I found the an odd, indescribable flavor in the skinny ones and an unpleasant smashed peas textured filling. I overwhelmingly preferred the short ones - just the right amount of filling for the right amount of crunchiness.
mom's dumpling dipping sauce
a pinch of sugar
1 part soy sauce
1 part water
splash of vinegar
finely chopped scallions
grated ginger to taste
Combine and enjoy!
battle of the egg rolls: India v. China
The chinese egg rolls ( and this is NOT the first time this has happened to me) were not packed tightly and the wrappers broke! Naturally, the hot oil flooded inside and the filling flowed out. What a nasty mess!
And the moment you've all been waiting for...the return of Fun Finds column!
Fun Finds in the Asian Superstore
Liver Care Tea .: college student's new BFF
Viva EL QUAIL MAN!
apparently the Asian supermarket has also fallen prey to green-washing