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Making dumplings from scratch can be quite a lot of work but totally worth it because nothing beats hand-made dumplings with chewy dough and generous fillings of your choice!! Here are some tips to make the experience easier:
- Make a big batch of dumplings and freeze them in a tupperware and cook them as many as you need whenever you want. Make sure to dust some flour and add a small piece of parchment paper (Backpapier) between the dumplings before you freeze them so that they don’t stick to each other.
- Migros sells a tupperware set that is perfect for storing dumplings in the freezer – see link
- Cooking your uncooked frozen dumplings: Take them out of the freezer and cook immediately. DO NOT THAW THEM! Cook them frozen in the pan or steamer. If you thaw them, the moisture in the fillings will soak the dough wet, and will melt your dumpling skin!
- The rolling pins sold in Switzerland are too big for rolling and stretching small dumpling skins. Use a French or Asian style rolling pin that is thinner and shorter.