The Wonderful Wonton


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    Wontons, or Servings
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By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 2009

  • About

There is no English equivalent to the noodle known as wonton. It translates literally as “swallow clouds, ” and when made properly, the description is apt. It is important to know that the wonton is a noodle, not a dumpling, as is often supposed. Years ago, wontons were served only in noodle shops, never in restaurants or dim sum parlors. Over time, the wonton, because of its form, mistakenly came to be regarded as a dumpling. It remains a filled noodle, and a very versatile one at that. Wh