Middle Eastern Dumpling

The Dakwar family and their recipes have stood the test of time and their middle eastern dumpling are a family favorite.  Imm Amen which we affectionately call Taayta keeps the family heritage passed on to the next generation.  Everyday we would have our dinner at 2pm, which we spent the morning making in earnest.  I was privileged to learn from her these recipes and their families time honored traditions. They are a very sociable culture and generous to a fault.  I love every bit of their personality, community, and generosity.   Our days were lazily spent, cooking, and drinking tea having a great conversation. I have learned much from this family, therefore...Read More

Hungarian dumpling Video demonstration

Hungarian Dumpling Video Demonstration In Hungary, the Mother of the house would typically make their own pasta for dinner.  While you might find that it can be daunting in the middle of the week, I find Nokedli is fast, because once the technique is down, it is quick to make. The Hungarian dumpling video demonstration will help you master the process.  I describe these dumpling as pillows of goodness. Try substituting the Nokedli for pasta in any dish.  They're great with chicken and stews, and add a special touch to every meal.  I serve them with Káposztás Tészta and sometimes with Chicken Paprikash.