Chinese Dumplings

Elizabeth

Dumpling tradition

-chinese eat dumplings on new years eve, because they symbolizes prosperity and wealth.

-cooks might hide a lucky coin in a dumpling

History

Zhang Zhongjing kept noticing that peoples ears were frostbitten, so he decided to wrap mutton, chilli and some warming medicinal herbs in dough. He folded them in the shape of an ear and gave them to the poor.Dumplings were first call "Jiao'er", and latter Jiaozi.

These ear shaped dumplings symbolize home and warmth.

Inside

-Anything


My Dumplings (potstickers)

Inside

Dough

Bibliography

"Ultimate Guide to Chinese Dumplings." CNN Travel. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Dec. 2013.

http://travel.cnn.com/shanghai/life/ultimate-guide-chinese-dumplings-466494

"Origin of Chinese Dumplings." - Xinhua. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Dec. 2013.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/video/2011-12/23/c_131323354.htm


"Chinese Dumplings - Potstickers - Panfried Pork Dumplings." About.com Chinese Food. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Dec. 2013.http://chinesefood.about.com/od/potstickers/r/potstickers.htm