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Culture > Food > Dumplings


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clootie as in clootie dumpling, a suet pudding, containing currants, raisins, etc, steamed or boiled in a cloth.
doughboy a boiled flour dumpling; an American infantryman.
gnocchi (Ital.) dumplings made of semolina or potato served with grated cheese and sauces.
gyoza (Japanese) a fried dumpling.
knaidel (Yiddish) in Jewish cooking, a dumpling.
kneidel (Yiddish) in Jewish cooking, a dumpling.
kreplach (Yiddish) small dough dumplings usually served in soup. No -S.
kreplech (Yiddish) small dough dumplings usually served in soup. No -S.
perogi (Polish) a traditional Polish dish, a semicircular filled dumpling.
perogie (Russian) a small dumpling with a filling.
perogy (Russian) a small dumpling with a filling.
pierogi (Russian) a small dumpling with a filling.
pirogi (Russian) a dumpling with a filling.
pyrogy (Russian) a small dumpling with a filling.
pyrohy (Russian) a small dumpling with a filling.
quenelle (Fr.) a poached meat dumpling.
shumai (Japanese) Japanese dumplings.
spaetzle (Ger.) in Jewish cooking, a small dumpling.
spatzle (Ger.) in Jewish cooking, a small dumpling.
tortellini (Ital.) small stuffed pasta dumplings.
varenyky (Russian) Ukrainian stuffed dumplings.
wonton (Chinese) in Chinese cuisine, a spicy dumpling containing minced pork, esp served in soup.