Hugh Amano is a chef and writer. He was the creative consultant and opening sous chef at Abraham Conlon's Chicago exploration of Macanese cuisine, Fat Rice. Hugh is a graduate of the University of Colorado and New England Culinary Institute. Sarah Becan is a comics artist, author, illustrator, and designer based in Chicago, and the creator of I Think You're Sauceome, a food-centric autobiographical webcomic. Her work has appeared in various publications, including Saveur, Eater, Organic Life, StarChefs, and Tasting Table.
Hugh and Sarah's passion and expertise spill off the page. Every panel is filled with smart writing, vibrant color, and no small amount of gluten. An excellent, easy-to-follow guide through the 'world of tasty fillings encased in chewy wrappers.' It's the most delicious comic I've ever read. --Stephen McFeely, screenwriter, Avengers: Endgame This is one of the best guides to dumpling making--such a joyous, friendly book, full of a wealth of knowledge! Dumplings can feel so intimidating to make at home, but the clear, encouraging instructions and gorgeous step-by-step illustrations in Let's Make Dumplings! make even the most intricate folding techniques totally approachable. --Helen Rosner, food correspondent, The New Yorker This terrific book is perfect for anyone obsessed with stuffed doughy morsels! --Andrea Nguyen, James Beard Award-winning author, The Pho Cookbook and Asian Dumplings