Posted by: Orlick | March 10, 2008

Dim Sum: Steam Crescent Dumpling

steamed crescent dumpling
mmm mmm
guess what? this has shrimp in it – But it also has leeks mixed in with it and it comes in a translucent white shell. It looks like it contains something alive!

It is really light and delicious. I like to eat it as well as the flavors.
crescent dumplings
A crescent is a waning moon shape. If you look outside your window towards the moon for a month, you will see a moon in the exact shape of a dumpling!

Links:
Dumpling Shaped Moon
Secret Dumpling Factory in Queens

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Responses

  1. Does anyone know the Chinese name for these steamed dumplings?


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