Great fillings are essential to successful dumpling making. This guide offers ideas, tips and troubleshooting tricks. Four dumpling filling examples are also included.

How to make great dumpling fillings (Ultimate Dumpling Guide part 2)

Great fillings are essential to successful dumpling making. This guide offers ideas, tips and troubleshooting tricks. Four dumpling filling examples are also included.

A bowl of Chinese egg drop soup with diced tomato and garnished with coriander.

Egg drop soup with tomato (番茄蛋汤)

Neither chicken stock nor corn starch required, Chinese egg drop soup with tomato is a tasty, heathy dish that you can make in 10 minutes.

You only need soy sauce and sesame oil to season Chinese steamed eggs.

Chinese steamed eggs, a perfectionist’s guide (蒸蛋羹)

Smooth, slippery and heavenly soft, Chinese steamed eggs requires minimum ingredients yet delivers a delicate look and flavour. Learn how to make it flawlessly.

Pan fried flat dumplings filled with fragrant Chinese chive, soft scrambled eggs and springy vermicelli noodles, Chinese chive pockets are simply irresistible.

Chinese chive pockets (韭菜盒子)

Pan fried flat dumplings filled with fragrant Chinese chive, soft scrambled eggs and springy vermicelli noodles, Chinese chive pockets are simply irresistible.

Don’t discard sprouted garlic! Grow them in water instead. Homegrown garlic sprouts add great flavour to omelette, noodles, salad, stir-fry, etc.

Omelette with homegrown garlic sprouts

Don’t discard sprouted garlic! Grow them in water instead. Homegrown garlic sprouts add great flavour to omelette, noodles, salad, stir-fry, etc.

Probably the best way to enjoy hard boiled eggs! Chinese tea eggs are packed with flavour and have a beautiful marble look. Recipe in two versions provided.

Marbled tea eggs – two versions (茶叶蛋)

Probably the best way to enjoy hard boiled eggs! Chinese tea eggs are packed with flavour and have a beautiful marble look. Recipe in two versions provided.

Simple ingredients, great flavour. This egg fried rice noodles is quick to prepare using the easy Chinese dressing formula.

Egg fried rice noodles (鸡蛋炒米粉)

Simple ingredients, great flavour. This egg fried rice noodles is quick to prepare using the easy Chinese dressing formula.

Only three common ingredients needed! Tomato and egg stir-fry is truly a national dish adored by every family in China.

Tomato and egg stir-fry (番茄炒蛋)

Only three common ingredients needed! Simple yet delicious, tomato and egg stir-fry is truly a national dish adored by every family in China.