The Full Manti

October 18, 2018

Feel Good Friday

The dumpling is gnocchi your average food. Cultures all over the world have captured the essence of this pocket-of-dough and have turned it into their own. And its presence gyoza long way from there…From Italian ravioli to Nepalese momo and Nigerian dan wake, the dumpling has become not just a side dish but the full manti. Once they're a bowl of chicken and dumplings deep, people far and wide are left wonton more.

Gungor, a mother of three, has been filling this desire throughout her town in Turkey. She has a small business making manti, a Turkish dumpling, and is using her microloan of $150 to invest in wholesale flour, oil and other ingredients to expand her business.

As dumpling fans ourselves, we felt it was our pierogi’tive to help Güngör fill that void too. So we have brought samoa Turkish fabric to the Taaluma collection to fund microloans for Güngör and more small Turkish businesses like hers.

Here’s to this full manti and to feeling good—because after all, it's Friday!

-Jack & Alley, Co-Founders

PS.  Plus a few more totes from several other dumpling-loving countries to give you your daily dough’se of culture…

 

 




Also in Feel Good Friday

Brighter Than The Sun

June 25, 2021

Summer sea-sun is here!

At Taaluma Totes, we’re feeling pretty shore this is going to be the best summer yet.

And to celebrate, we’re launching our Brighter Than The Sun hat sale. For a limited time, you can get any of our hats for only $10!!!

View full article →

Masks, Microloans, ‘Merica

June 11, 2021

It’s time for a face mask re-fresh...summer is here and your new style awaits!

Our masks are now on sale for $5 each. 

Plus, all proceeds will be microloaned to small business owners here in the United States. 

Yep, that’s right: masks, microloans, ‘Merica!

View full article →

A-May-zing

May 28, 2021

The month of May May almost be over..
but we’re not dis-Mayed!

Because we’re grateful that our a-May-zing supporters left us some Aussie-some reviews!

View full article →