While many traditional coleslaws contain sugar, this one gets its subtle sweetness from honey, apple, and raisins. Cruciferous vegetables, such as cabbage, may help reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases and several cancers.
These juicy dumplings are easy to make. When cooking for a crowd, Eunsook Pai sears the dumplings a couple of hours in advance and then steams them just before serving. Although she makes her dumpling wrappers from scratch, store-bought ones also do the trick.
Napa cabbage, with its long crinkled leaves, is more delicate in flavor than green or red cabbage. Rice-wine vinegar and hot chili oil are available in the Asian section of most supermarkets; white radish may be substituted if daikon is unavailable.