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Making Colorful Dumplings with Helen You

Helen You spent her early life in China. There, she didn’t only use wheat flour to make dumpling dough. Instead, she also used cornmeal to add extra texture. And now, she wants to show us how to put some colorful twist to our dough.
Prepare 250g of flour, 175ml of water, a pinch of salt, and 1 egg white. These will be the base ingredients for the dough.
For the coloring, Helen uses natural ingredients. Here she will show us how to add green color into the dough using spinach puree. If you want to add red color, you …

Wilson Tang’s Tips in Making Dim Sum

Wilson Tang, the current owner of the oldest Chinese restaurant in New York City, is sharing tips in his dim sum-making process. Read on to know what the master has to tell to us.
Steaming the dim sum
The most ideal tool to use here is a bamboo steamer. But if you don’t have one, you use any other steamer as an alternative. 
Even if you can’t find a single steamer in your house you can make a DIY steamer using a heat-proof plate as the steamer surface and three foil balls as the supports.

Celebrating the Art of Noodle Making with Hetty McKinnon

In her newest book, Hetty provides us with easy-to-make recipes so that you can improve your noodle-making skills at home. But we don’t want to talk deeply about her book here. Hetty wants to show us the tips to make her version of noodle, which has similar ingredients to the famous hand-pulled biang biang noodles but is handled in a much simpler way.
Use high-gluten flour
To improve the chewiness of your noodles, you should use high-gluten flour. All-purpose flour actually works just fine, but it will result in less chewiness.
The dough…