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A New Adventure! \ VIDEO

Today we have some *very* exciting news… check it out! And here is the official press release… Amanda Harris, Deputy Publisher, Non Fiction at Orion Books has bought World Rights in a major two book deal from Ariella Feiner at United Agents.  The first book by The Dumpling Sisters will be published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in hardback and eBook format in May 2015. The Dumpling Sisters are siblings Amy and Julie Zhang, two young, New Zealanders of Chinese descent who are a much less hairy version of the Hairy Bikers. They are featured regularly on Jamie’s Food Tube channel and were finalists of Jamie’s ‘search for a Food Tube Star’. Amy and Julie’s family hail from the foodie heaven of Guangzhou in China and moved to New Zealand when Amy was a baby. Amy and Julie grew up helping their parents run the family Chinese food stall and are passionately knowledgeable about Chinese cooking. Their shared love for delicious home cooked Chinese dishes inspired them to set up their own YouTube channel and their …

The Dumpling Sisters…have landed!

Hi there! We’re Amy & Julie. Sisters. Best friends. Partners in crime. Our aim is to champion the great Chinese food that we know and love – to demystify what it is, to explain why it’s at the very centre of our lives, and to inspire you to create your own versions of it. We chose the name The Dumpling Sisters because dumplings epitomise great food: delicious inside and out, a variety to suit everyone and perfect for sharing.   So tuck in next to us as we step behind the looking glass and show you how we view Chinese food – not just as brilliant grub, but as cherished memories and new adventures too. We can’t wait to share what we’re all about! Amy & Julie xox