won ton



  • A type of ravioli made with very thin 8 cm squares of noodle pastry with a small amount of a savoury mixture of meat, fish or vegetables placed in the centre, the pastry is then folded into a triangle, sealed and the two acute angles brought together and the right angle folded outwards. They are either deep-fried and served as an appetizer, boiled in a soup or poached until they float.


  • noun in Chinese cookery, a small dumpling made from a square of noodle dough with a little filling in the middle, boiled in soup or deep-fried