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Har Gow

Created in this Craftsy Course

Favorite Asian Dumplings from Scratch taught by Andrea Nguyen

Master authentic techniques to fill, shape and enjoy delicious wontons, pot stickers and more!

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Category Food & Cooking
Type Chinese
Ingredient Seafood, Pork, Vegetables
Method Steam
apostochefs on craftsy.com

Share a little about the ingredients and techniques used to create this dish/item. Although this particular dumpling is not part of the online class, it is in Andrea's book: Asian Dumplings. I bought the book shortly after completing this class because I was inspired to learn more. I made these har gow dumplings this morning for brunch and they were fairly easy to do. The dough is super delicate, so it's very important to be gentle with it. After trying a few times, I also determined that sifting the wheat and tapioca starches first before adding water was key in eliminating dry spots in the dough which then tear later. We didn't have any bamboo shoots or solid pork fat, so I used watermelon radish and homemade lard instead. The dumplings were hands down the best har gow I've ever had. Thank you Andrea for helping me to bring dim sum into my home (my husband thanks you too).

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What are you most proud of? Using the dough successfully

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Keep trying until you get it

apostochefs on craftsy.com

These look amazing, I'm going to have to order her book...I'm hooked

02/28/2014 Flag

I did a double take because I thought, "Wait, did I teach that in the Craftsy class?" No, it's in from Asian Dumplings. Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely har gow. I mean that. Just gorgeous.

03/31/2014 Flag