Like many edibles in China, dumplings can be traced back for centuries, with as many nuances as there are regions in China, each conveying profound esoteric and symbolic connotations. Asian dumplings are the epitome of a cultural food masquerading in its simplicity, only to reveal an underbelly of complex flavors and depth. Much easier to master than one might think, dumplings are fun to make and can be customized by the color and flavor of the dough, a variety of fillings and the way they are folded or sealed. These tasty little pockets of flavor are a popular holiday dish and will leave party guests and family wanting more. Top them off by serving with an array of aromatic dipping sauces and a spicy chili oil….