National Dumpling Day - September 26
Tue, Sep 26, 2023

National Dumpling Day

National Dumpling Day will appeal to millions of people who love a tasty and satisfying meal. The best thing about this dish is that you can cook new variations every time, try new recipes, or come up with your own. If you love dumplings, get ready for September 26th to become your favorite holiday.


National Dumpling Day appeared only in 2015, so you can’t call it old, but the dish fits the definition of ‘ancient’. The first dumplings were prepared in 3600 BC and made in Switzerland. The proof of this is in archaeological finds.

Interesting Facts

  • The first ones were made from flour, cereals and water.
  • In the West, dumplings appeared around 25 BC. Their recipe was proposed by Marcus Gavius ​​Apicus.
  • In China, they learned about this treat in 225 AD, and there is even a legend about it.
  • At the beginning of the 14th century, the world learned about ravioli thanks to culinary specialists from Tuscany and Venice.

How to take part

Prepare a delicious dish, take a recipe from an old cookbook, or search the Internet for a more modern version. Have you ever heard the names coxinhas, clooty, maultaschen? In this case, it’s time to replenish your culinary knowledge. The Chinese are considered the founders of National Dumpling Day, so show them your gratitude by ordering Chinese food. Be sure to take photos of your culinary creation and showcase them on social media.

When is National Dumpling Day in 2023?

National Dumpling Day is observed on September 26 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Tuesday September 26 2023
Thursday September 26 2024
Friday September 26 2025
Saturday September 26 2026

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