Dumplings are universal. Some version of dough wrapped around a delicious filling can be found almost anywhere in the world. From Chinese pork buns and Georgian khinkali, to Swedish pitepalts and South African souskluitjies, dumplings come in all shapes, sizes and flavors from all corners of the globe.
One bond all dumplings share is that across the board they are supremely comforting. Eaten as an appetizer or dessert, a side or main meal, they are perfect at any time of day, and always beloved by everyone. Dumplings just might be the ultimate comfort food.
What's your favorite?
Correction: This post originally stated that momos typically contain beef, however the meat in momos varies by region, and might include yak, chicken or lamb.