Come and Get Your Dumpling: Some West-East Comparisons

Dumpling means different textures and tastes for different cultures.  Depending on the country origin, a dumpling can be served with sauce. In other cultural cuisines, the dumpling is never served with a sauce  or else you could insult the cook. In German cuisine, there is the dampfnudel or dumpfnudel. I wondered if we would actually…