Dumpling making is a delicate and precise job, but a recent video on the Epicurious YouTube channel was a bad example of how it should be done. Dumpling making is a delicate and precise job, but a recent video on the Epicurious YouTube channel was a bad example of how it should be done.
Dumpling making is a delicate and precise job, but a recent video on the Epicurious YouTube channel was a bad example of how it should be done.
Susan Jung
Opinion

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Feast or Famine by Susan Jung

Ugly dumplings and mangled Chinese from a dim sum chef on YouTube – what gives, Epicurious?

  • Epicurious YouTube channel’s video about dumpling making is a disaster, despite the best efforts of New York chef instructor King Phojanakong
  • The dumpling skins are not rolled correctly, the wrappers are thick and uneven, and nowhere near enough filling is used. They look like amoeba

Dumpling making is a delicate and precise job, but a recent video on the Epicurious YouTube channel was a bad example of how it should be done. Dumpling making is a delicate and precise job, but a recent video on the Epicurious YouTube channel was a bad example of how it should be done.
Dumpling making is a delicate and precise job, but a recent video on the Epicurious YouTube channel was a bad example of how it should be done.
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Susan Jung

Susan Jung

Susan Jung trained as a pastry chef and worked in hotels, restaurants and bakeries in San Francisco, New York and Hong Kong before joining the Post. She is academy chair for Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan for the World's 50 Best Restaurants and Asia's 50 Best Restaurants.