• Zheng Hao Chinese Restaurant, Enmore

    Mr Black and I LOVE our dumplings. I have spent many an hour beating sticky, cold pork mince by hand to achieve just the correct consistency of filling. I even dedicated six gruelling hours of my precious holiday time in Hong Kong to learn from the dumpling master mistress, Martha Sherpa, how to make the perfect xiao long bao, potstickers and other delicacies.

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  • New Shanghai Chinese Restaurant, Ashfield

    So, I have blogged about New Shanghai before. However, the last time I went – this Chinese New Year – we were a larger group and had the opportunity to try some new dishes. Of course, we had all the classic dumplings – Shanghai style fried pork dumplings, steamed vegetable dumplings, xiao long bao (plus ginger – extra 50c) and boiled pork and coriander dumplings. Continue reading