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Title Dumplings : a global history / Barbara Gallani.
Author Gallani, Barbara, author.
Publication London, UK : Reaktion Books Ltd, 2015.
Description 141 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
Call # 641.6311 G
Series Edible series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-130) and index.
Contents What is a dumpling? -- Dumplings around the world -- Etymology, historical documents and cookbooks -- From celebratory feast to street food -- Folklore, literature and film -- How to make dumplings -- Recipes.
Summary From gnocchi to pierogi to wontons, the dumpling has become synonymous with comfort food around the world. Whether stuffed or unfilled, steamed or boiled, many countries have their own version of the dish. In this book, Barbara Gallani looks at the differences and similarities between the ways dumplings are prepared in a variety of cultures, addressing the contrast between the dumpling as an everyday meal and as a food for festive occasions. First examining the etymology of the word and examining just what makes a dumpling a dumpling, Gallani moves on to recount the many ways we have come to love this simple comfort food.
Subject Dumplings -- History.
Dim sum.
Cooking, Chinese.
ISBN 9781780234335 (hardback) :
1780234333 (hardback)

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