Should wontons be fried or boiled? Maybe MasterChef Australia’s Andy Allen was right to slate ‘not crunchy’ deep-fried dumplings after all

Origins series

Fried or in soup, the simple wonton is one of the world’s great snacks – but which is the truly traditional way to serve these moreish meat parcels, how does dim sum differ between north and south China, and can a fried dumpling ever be too soggy?