A Fun-Filled Dive into International Dumpling Day

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International Dumpling Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than by exploring the fascinating world of dumplings? These little pockets of goodness have a rich history, diverse cultural significance, and are enjoyed in a multitude of ways across the globe. Let’s dive into some fun facts about dumplings that will leave you craving these delectable delights.

Dumpling Day

Fun Facts about dumplings!
A Dumpling’s Ancient Origins:

The story of dumplings goes back to the Eastern Han Dynasty in China. Legend has it that Zhang Zhongjing, a medical practitioner, invented dumplings to help people cope with a harsh winter and recover from illnesses. Talk about food with a purpose!


No Need to Cut:

Dumplings are designed to be consumed in one bite, making them the perfect finger food. Don’t even think about using a fork or knife to chop them up – you’ll miss out on the explosion of flavours that awaits inside!


An Array of Varieties:

While dumplings are often associated with Asian cuisines, they have evolved differently in various countries. Over 25 types of dumplings exist worldwide, each with its own unique forms, sizes, and flavours. You might be surprised to discover that they all fall under the dumpling category!

Chicken Dumplings

Cooking Creativity:

Dumplings are incredibly versatile and can be prepared in three main ways: steamed, fried, or boiled. Steamed dumplings are popular in many Asian cultures, while fried dumplings add a delightful crunch and are cherished in the Caucasus and Middle East. Boiling dumplings, as seen with Italian gnocchi, provides a taste similar to steamed ones.

Wealth and Luck:

Dumplings are often associated with wealth and luck in many Asian cultures due to their unique shape. Perhaps you’ll find fortune and prosperity after savouring a dozen of these delightful treats!

Celebrate with Our Special Offer

$1 Dumplings

To make your International Dumpling Day even more delightful, we have a special offer for you. For every main meal ordered at P’Nut Asian Kitchen, you can indulge in our delectable dumplings for just $1 each. That’s right – a dollar for these mouthwatering dumplings! This offer is available for a limited time only, both online and in-stores, while stocks last. Mark your calendars for September 25th – 26th, 2023, to savour this incredible deal.

Spicy Chicken Dumplings

Prawn Dumplings

As International Dumpling Day approaches, take the opportunity to appreciate the rich heritage, diverse flavours, and cultural significance of these delectable dumplings. Whether you’re a fan of steamed, fried, or boiled dumplings, or you’re eager to explore new varieties, there’s a dumpling out there waiting to delight your taste buds. Don’t miss your chance to celebrate this delicious day of dumplings!


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What is International Dumpling Day?

International Dumpling Day is a global celebration of dumplings, a diverse and beloved food enjoyed in various cultures around the world. It’s a day to appreciate and indulge in these delightful culinary creations.

When is International Dumpling Day celebrated?

International Dumpling Day is celebrated annually on September 26th. It’s a day for dumpling enthusiasts to come together and enjoy this beloved dish in all its forms.

How can I take advantage of the $1 dumplings offer?

To enjoy the $1 dumplings offer on International Dumpling Day, simply order any main meal at P’Nut Asian Kitchen on September 25th or 26th, 2023, either online or in-store. This special offer is available for a limited time and while supplies last.