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The Dumpling

A Seasonal Guide

Wai Hon Chu, Connie Lovatt


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The Dumpling is the most comprehensive and wide-ranging anthology of traditional recipes available for those who love dumplings in every shape, size, and variety. Wai Hon Chu—who has worked in the in the kitchens of March, Clementine, and The Russian Tea Room, and is creator of El Eden Chocolates, named Best Gourmet Chocolate by New York Press—and Connie Lovett take dumpling aficionados on a culinary tour around the globe, offering more than 100 mouthwatering recipes that cover the full range of dumpling possibilities. 

Praise For The Dumpling: A Seasonal Guide

“A fine new book...richly instructional. up, fling open your door and step out to sample this delightful, richly varied fare. Or stay at home, prop up your copy of The Dumpling, invite in a few friends and go traveling in your own kitchen.”
— Nach Waxman, owner of Kitchen Arts & Letters

William Morrow Cookbooks, 9780060817381, 432pp.

Publication Date: October 27, 2009

About the Author

Wai Hon Chu was born in Hong Kong and now lives in New York City's Chinatown. After graduating from the City University of New York, he pursued his culinary training at the Art Institute of New York and has cooked in a number of prominent restaurants in Manhattan. In 1999, he launched El Eden Chocolates, which grew into an East Village storefront offering more than twenty-five truffle varieties nationwide. Chu currently works as a cooking instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education, the Natural Gourmet Institute, and the Bowery Culinary Center at Whole Foods Market.

Connie Lovatt was born and raised in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, she worked at Poets & Writers, Inc., as director of the New York Readings/Workshops program for a number of years before becoming a freelance literary consultant. She currently works as a personal chef specializing in vegetarian, vegan, and raw food cuisine.