Wolfgang Puck's Potstickers for the New Year
Wolfgang Puck shares a recipe for the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations: "What better dish could there be for the Year of the Pig than pork-filled potstickers? These plump, juicy dumplings get their name because they're traditionally steamed and fried in a cast-iron pan from which they have to be dislodged after cooking." According to Wikipedia, dumplings are considered an auspicious food because they resemble a golden tael, ingots used as currency in China from 221 BC through early last century.
Read more about the Chinese New Year in today's feature by Alaina Browne, Chinese New Year Eats.