Reinvent Gyros, Cheeseburgers, Monte Cristos and More—in Delicious Dumpling Form
In 60 delectable recipes, third-generation restaurateur Stratis Morfogen showcases the star item of his restaurant, Brooklyn Chop House, which draws everyone from celebrities to devoted foodies: the dumpling.
Damn Good Dumplings fuses the palate of Stratis’s traditional Greek upbringing with his penchant for innovation. Using the dumpling as a foundation, he updates staples like club sandwiches and cheesesteaks into wholly different (and mouthwatering!) versions of themselves—enjoy the traditional dumpling fillings you already love, and discover exciting new ones that will soon become favorites. Given how easy and fun they are to make, these recipes are great for beginners and dumpling connoisseurs alike.
Try out comfort-food classics, like the Fried Chicken Dumplings, the Short Rib Stacked Dumplings or the Diner-Style Cream of Mushroom Soup Dumplings. Craving something sweet instead? Recipes such as the Sweet Potato Pie Dumplings and the Fried Banana Dumplings will tend to that. Seafood lovers will relish offerings like the Lobster Crunch Dumplings and the Crab & Spinach Dumplings while those with vegetarian inclinations are treated to delicacies like the Edamame Truffle Dumplings and the Vegan Lovers Dumplings. Cutting out gluten? Make the Gluten-Free Wonton Dough from scratch, and go from there! With so many enticing options to choose from in this collection, mealtime will always be brimming with thrilling possibilities.