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A brief history of dumplings
As archaeologists pored over ancient tombs in western China, they discovered some surprisingly well-preserved and familiar relics. Though hardened over 1,000 years, there sat little crescent-shaped dumplings. So who invented these plump pockets of perfection, and how did they spread across the world? Miranda Brown traces the tangled, mysterious historical web of dumplings. [Directed by Léon Moh-Cah, Andi Concha, narrated by Pen-Pen Chen, music by Jan Willem de With].