Learn how to cook authentic Chinese food on this half-day Shanghai cooking class. Tour a local market to find the best produce, then learn how to prepare it the traditional way. With more than 60 local cuisine dishes and 50 types of dim sum.
What to Expect
Indulge in a half-day Shanghai Chinese cooking class. With a long history of more than 400 years, Shanghai cuisine is growing in popularity. Learn how to cook some Chinese food for yourself by enrolling in a cooking class that teaches you the basics of this culinary art.
Whether it's Dim Sum, fried rice, or a succulent fish dish, there are cooks eager to impart their knowledge to you. You can choose to learn from a selection of more than 60 local dishes and 50 Dim Sum preparations.
Chinese wok course:
This cooking class starts with a wet market tour. With the local chef by your side, you will learn how to grocery shop like the Shanghainese at a neighborhood wet market. Bargain hard for your daily bread so you can cook everything on the menu! Then fire up your wok and transform those raw ingredients into authentic Chinese food.
Chinese dim sum course:
Home-made dumplings, buns and cakes are becoming a rare treat in China. Learn the traditional techniques and classic fillings in making these flour-based goodies. Explore recipes of some hugely popular street food snacks includingsheng jian bao, a steamed dumpling with a crispy pan-fried bottom; xiao long bao, Shanghai's favorite soup dumpling; and jiaozi, a Northern Chinese dumpling staple.
- Hotel pick up and drop off (for hotels located at the city centre)
- Designated company car or van with experienced driver
- English speaking guide
- Cooking class fee and ingredients from Dim Sums
- Post cooking class details including recipes, emailed to you
What's Not Included
- Ingredients at wet market for some dishes
Know Before You Go
Flexible private classes are available for all courses
Daily set schedule for public classes