Shumai are Chinese-style dumpling adapted to the Japanese kitchen. The fillings – which may be pork, shrimp and/or vegetables – are wrapped in a thin shumai wrapper. The dumplings are steamed and served with a little hot mustard and shoyu-based dipping sauce.
GYOZA Gyoza are Chinese-style dumplings adapted to the Japanese kitchen. The fillings – pork, shrimp and/or vegetables – are wrapped in a gyoza wrapper which is thicker than a shumai wrapper. They are iusually first browned in a skillet and then steamed.
HARUMAKI Harumaki is a Chinese-style spring roll adapted to the Japanese kitchen. They are ususally deep-fried.
KOROKKE Korokke is a French/Portuguese/ Spanish preparation adapted to Japanese kitchen. A mixture of mashed cooked potato, onion and ground beef is shaped into patties, coated with panko breadcrumbs and cooked crisp in a deep-fryer.