You went on to expand her dumpling business, from that tiny food counter to a shiny table-service restaurant in a newly built mall down the street. The Dumpling Galaxy, which opened in 2014, boasts nearly 100 different dumpling varieties. Admittedly they are not all winners, but my favorites from Tianjin like the lamb and green squash were imported and still continue to win over my belly.
A great book for dumpling amateurs and masters alike, this is a great guide to learn the 101 on jiaozi and discover new flavor combinations for fillings. If nothing else, it will make you really hungry.
albondiga (technically meatball)
لقيمات [luqaimaat] (technically a specific sweet dumpling)