Dumplings are a very popular dish in Chinese cuisine. Dumplings are also part of Japan, Korea, and even Russian cuisine. Most Chinese families gather together during Chinese new year’s eve celebrations to prepare dumplings.
When the Chinese people have guests for dinner, they prepare Chinese dumplings (Also known as “เกี๊ยวจีน “ in the Thai Language) and warmly welcome their guests.
Here in the UK, when the Chinese friends gather for dinner, it is very common to prepare dumplings together: while some of us prepare pastries, others are filming them.
Common dumpling fillings in the Northeast include both pork, beef, lamb, or shrimp, which is usually combined with different vegetables. Of course, there are also plenty of vegetarian options. Popular vegetables that go well with beef, lamb or shrimp, celery, or ‘Jiu Cai’.
The latter are called ‘garlic chives’ in English (however, there is little difference between Jiu Cai and chives in mainland China). The filling of Chinese Dumpling is very simple: just mix the minced meat and vegetables along with herbs.
The next is a mixture of minced beef and celery. The classic form of Chinese dumplings is similar to a small sailboat. Dumplings bring a very special meaning for Chinese people all over the world.