To celebrate her newest cookbook, “Asian Dumplings: Mastering Gyozas, Spring Rolls, Samosas, and More,” Andrea Nguyen gave a dumpling-making lesson to 70 guests at a Lunar New Year luncheon at Monsoon East in Bellevue. Tea pairings for the meal was provided by Jason Chen.
Monsoon has two locations in Seattle and Bellevue. Owned by brother and sister duo Eric and Sophie Banh, it marries traditional Vietnamese cuisine with Pacific Northwest innovation. ♦