Anyone who knows me knows that I’m dumpling obsessed. They’re not just one of my favourite things to eat but one of my favourite things to make. That’s why there’s already a few dumpling recipes on the blog. My favourites have always been my potsticker recipe but these dumplings are boiled and sooo good. Like I might even like them more… that could be more to do with that sauce though. Actually no, everything about these is a good time.
DUMPLINGS!!! Give me all the dumplings, always! If somebody wants to do a causal dinner, I’m always like “should we get dumplings?” because I want them always and will take any excuse to go out for them. That said I also love making my ow and these are all kinds of perfect. A delicate filling, delicious spicy broth and greens – this is a health food blog after all.
In case you’ve just arrived here by chance I’ll fill you in on something important about me: I love dumplings. Dumplings are life and I love them in all their many forms. I’ve tried many vegetarian dumplings and these are definitely my favourite ones. Tis rich mushrooms with the fresh chives is just such a good combination!
These dumplings are filled with a great mix of vegetables and slathered in a very addictive sauce. So they’re all about balance and I love that! I like them best steamed and then generously dribbled in sauce. The chilli in the sauce isn’t just tasty, it’s great for you too.
I love dumplings. So so much. They are up there with my most favourite foods ever. Which is probably still a long list as I don’t like playing favourites with food… it’s all so good. I would normally serve these as an entree or nibble for friends or have them for dinner with a pile of steamed broccolini on the side because you know, health. The filling is juicy and flavoursome and the contrast between the crunchy underside of the dumpling and the soft chewy top is what eating is all about. The vinegary carrots add something a bit different to the garnish and some crunch.