The history of eating dumplings in China goes back over 18,000 years. Dumplings are a popular dish for the Lunar New Year as they are considered lucky. The luckiest dumplings have a large number of pleats – guaranteed by using the Kitchen Warehouse dumpling maker. You can place a white thread or coin in one of the dumplings for extra luck to the person who finds it.

How to Make Dumplings with a Dumpling Maker



Dumpling filling and wrappers (see recipe for Pork Dumpling Recipe).


  1. Lay circles of pastry on the dumpling maker.
  2. Wet the edges with water.
  3. Place the filling in the centre.
  4. Fold the dumpling maker in half.
  5. Press firmly.
  6. Open and remove pressed dumpling.

Have a Lucky Chinese New Year!

You can make 2-3 different sized dumplings with a dumpling maker.

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