Foodie Friday: Wonton

Wonton: tender dumplings, often boiled Want the quickest meal ever? Toss some wonton with instant ramen noodles. Wontons have a delicate wrapper. In modern-day Chinese, eating them is often known as "swallowing clouds." (The original definition is very different.) Their soft exterior melts in your mouth and contrasts well with the heartier stuffing. (By the way, I hear they have great shrimp wontons in bulk at your local Costco.) During the Tang and Song Dynasties, poets even wrote … [Read more...]