A brief history of dumplings – Miranda Brown

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Trace the diverse and delicious history of dumplings, from their first recorded origins to their spread across the Asian continent and beyond.

As archaeologists pored over ancient tombs in western China, they discovered some surprisingly well-preserved and familiar relics. Though hardened over 1,000 years, there sat little crescent-shaped dumplings. So who invented these plump pockets of perfection, and how did they spread across the world? Miranda Brown traces the tangled, mysterious historical web of dumplings.

Lesson by Miranda Brown, directed by Léon Moh-Cah, Andi Concha.

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