free range and organic meat

Locally Produced

Globally Inspired

NICELY WRAPPED AND FULL OF QUALITY CONTENTS

You deserve some good dumplings.
And you deserve healthy, quality
ingredients in a well considered range
inspired by a rich heritage of dumpling
varieties from around the world.

Now available in stores

THe Dumplings

Gyoza

Japanese Chicken Gyoza

Free-range chicken

Traditional Japanese flavours with a healthy dose of fresh garlic, organic white miso and vegetables served with a spring onion, rice malt, ginger and organic tamari dressing.

Pelmeni

Russian Beef Pelmeni

Certified Organic Beef

An earthy, herbaceous beef and mushroom dumpling topped with a tangy tomato vinaigrette, sour cream and pickles.

Jiaozi

Chinese Pork Jiaozi

SPCA approved free-range pork

A classic pork, chive and pickled ginger dumpling served with a spring onion, rice malt, ginger and organic tamari dressing.

Momo

Nepalese Potato Momo

Certified organic agria potato

A fresh and fragrant vegetable dumpling served in a tomato, coconut sugar and garlic reduction with dairy or coconut yoghurt.

Manti

Turkish Lamb Manti

Certified organic lamb

A tasty combination of lamb, chickpeas, herbs and spices topped with a tomato, mint and toasted cumin sauce then finished with a garlic yoghurt and a chilli/mint oil.

Mandu

Korean Vegan Mandu

Certified organic tofu

A delicious blend of tofu, shiitake, bean noodle and fresh vegetables topped with our own special kimchi, fresh chilli and tamari dressing.

Why?

We’ve always enjoyed a good dumpling and we’ve always
enjoyed making them. When it came to buying dumplings
at a restaurant or a grocery store we found that what
we really wanted didn’t exist.

What did we really want?

1A better filling to carb ratio (more veges & protein)

The all-important ratio

After trying a variety of dumpling casings we arrived at a solution that is additive and preservative free and combines well with our delicious fillings. We don’t want to bore you with numbers but the ratio is 34% casing and 66% filling. This means much more flavour and no ‘carb coma’ after you’ve devoured a plate full. And texture is critical too. We chop our fillings to 7mm and less so the texture is pleasing to the eye and provides superb mouth-feel.

2Organic, free-farmed & spray free ingredients

Ethically sourced ingredients

People are quite rightly reading their packaged food ingredients more carefully these days. All of our meats are sourced from Grey Lynn Butchery, specialists in organic meat, so we can be assured we are getting the freshest, best quality and respectfully treated protein. The rest of our ingredients are a mixture of organic, spray-free and additive free. As we continue to grow we will endeavour to become 100% organic or as much as supply or reasonable cost will allow.

3A tasty range of globally inspired flavours

Global flavours

Most of the dumplings we used to eat were either Jiaozi or Gyoza. This was because other global flavours were yet to establish themselves in New Zealand. Most cultures have some form of dumpling within their cuisine and it’s generally a food served at celebrations and special occasions. Now, a greater globally influenced variety of dumplings are available so we’ve created a well-balanced set of six flavours that offer something for everyone.

So, we set about tireless research, crafting
and eating a lot of dumplings. A lot. We are
proud of the results and now invite you to
enjoy Very Good Dumplings.

BOOK USFOR YOUREVENT

The Truck

The truck will be selling dumplings at a variety
of locations including night markets, day markets,
celebrations, festivals or wherever a Very Good
Dumpling is desperately needed. Maybe even
your event.

The dumpling truck is our mobile research tool
that will enable us to continually fine tune our
flavours according to customer preference.

WHEN & WHERE

FOOD TRUCK WHEN & WHERE

Plan your ‘dumpling day out’ or pop-up skewer snack.

October 29

Grey Lynn Farmers Market

Grey Lynn Community Centre

510 Richmond Road

9.00am - 12.30pm

FIND US AT THESE STORES

AUCKLAND:

FARRO FRESH

Farro Grey Lynn
34 Westmoreland St West, Grey Lynn, Auckland
Mon–Sat 08:00–19:00, Sun 09:00–18:00
Public Holidays: 9am–6pm
Phone: (09) 360 0499

Farro Epsom 
446 Manukau Rd, Epsom, Auckland
Mon–Sat 08:00–20:00, Sun 08:00–19:00
Public Holidays: 8am–7pm
Phone: (09) 360 0499

Farro North Shore 
Cnr Constellation Dr & Parkway Dr, Mairangi Bay, Auckland
Mon–Sat 08:00–18:30, Sun 08:30–18:00
Public Holidays: 8.30am–6pm
Phone: (09) 360 0499

Farro Orakei Bay Village 
223 Orakei Rd, Remuera, Auckland
Mon–Fri 09:00–18:30, Sat, Sun 08:30–18:00
Public Holidays: 8.30am–6pm
Phone: (09) 360 0499

Farro Mt Wellington 
80 Lunn Ave, Mt Wellington, Auckland
Mon–Fri 08:00–18:30, Sat 08:00–19:00, Sun 08:30–18:30
Public Holidays: 8.30am–6.30pm
Phone: (09) 360 0499

WELLINGTON:

MOORE WILSON'S

Corner of Tory St & College St, Te Aro, Wellington
Mon–Fri 07:30–9:00 Sat, 07:30–8:00 Sun, 08:30–18:00
Phone: (04) 384 9906

BOOKINGs

We are available for parties, weddings, corporate events
or any occasion that calls for a Very Good Dumpling
or perhaps even a Very Good Skewer or two.

CONTACT

If you have any queries about Very Good Dumplings please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at:

info@verygooddumplings.co.nz

Or telephone
Sarah Neale, General Manager
Mobile: 027 344 0027, Landline: 09 972 9928

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