One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Small steamed dumplings, typically stuffed with seafood and vegetables.
- ‘Like many of its peers, Woo Rae Kwan also serves Japanese and Chinese food: sushi, sashimi, shumai, teriyaki and maki rolls, lo mein, fried rice, and sweet and sour pork.’
- ‘Tender pork shumai have a nice pop of wasabi kneaded into the dough, and vegetarian summer rolls crunch with freshness and resonate with Thai basil.’
- ‘There are pork shumai, pork and vegetable dumplings, steamed shrimp dumplings with nearly translucent skins puffed over fabulously fresh whole shrimp.’
Japanese, ultimately from Chinese.
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