Online Cooking Class: Classic Chinese Dim Sum

Join Chef Li for an interactive online cooking class featuring a classic dim sum brunch menu!

In your virtual cooking class, you'll learn how to prepare crispy roast char siu pork puffs with shallots, puff pastry and rich hoisin sauce. Next up are fried soy rolls with soybean curd sheets, shiitake mushrooms and chives. You'll also make kailan — Chinese broccoli — accented with oyster sauce and soy sauce.


Crispy Char Siu Pork Puffs 

With shallots, puff pastry and hoisin sauce 

Fried Soy Rolls 

With bean curd sheets, shiitake mushrooms and chives 


With Chinese broccoli, oyster sauce and soy sauce

Every class is fully interactive.
Chef demonstrates each step and assists you as you perform each step.
Ask questions and have the chef check your progress.
  • Recipes Recipes are sent in your booking confirmation.
  • Ingredients Ingredients can be adapted for dietary restrictions or lack of availability.
  • Technology Connect with the chef using Zoom on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
  • Class Participation Chime in with questions through audio or chat. Use of video is optional.
  • Class Minimum 4 devices
  • Class Maximum 20 devices
  • Event Duration 1.5 hours
  • LabelsBeginner, Date Night, Chinese, Asian, Mother's Day, Holiday


Bread flour (substitute with unbleached all-purpose flour)
Cake flour
Active dry yeast
Baking powder
Cooking oil
Chinese cooking wine (any rice-based cooking wine would work)
Pork belly
Light soy sauce
Dark soy sauce (substitute with light soy sauce)
Hoisin sauce
Oyster sauce
White sugar
Corn starch
Sesame oil
Spring roll wrappers (egg roll wrappers)
Pork loin
Dried shiitake mushroom (substitute with fresh brown mushrooms)
Napa cabbage
Mung bean sprouts
Light soy sauce
White peppercorn powder
Worcestershire sauce
Kailan (substitute with broccoli or romaine lettuce)

Kitchen Equipment

Kitchen scale
Mixing bowl
Plastic or glass container box with lid
Steamer basket
Steamer pot
Parchment paper
Asian-style rolling pin, 12 or 14-inch long
Dough scraper (plastic or stainless steel)
1 large pot
1 medium pot
1 small frying pan
1 small sauce pan
1 slotted spoon
Kitchen towel
Cutting board
Vegetable peeler or fruit peeler

Reviews Guests Left For Other Experiences

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06 Apr 2024

She jumped around too much. She focused on too many things at once. It would’ve been nice to finish one thing and move onto. The next was hard to follow her.

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01 Mar 2024

great class, very kind and helpful instructor. food was delicious. would highly recommend if you go by yourself (lots of nice people) or if you go with a date. looking forward to cooking this meal on my own again soon!

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03 Feb 2024

It was an amazing class. She went at a good pace and stopped when people needed clarification on anything. The instructions were delivered in a clear and concise manner and she was really engaging to everyone online. I felt like I was right there in her kitchen!

$ 39 Per device

90-minute class hosted on Zoom. Tax included.

This class does not have any dates.

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Chef Li
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Chef Li is an experienced chef who has cooked and studied all around the world. She was formerly based in Singapore, where she offered private cooking classes as well as corporate cooking events. Now Chef Li offers cooking classes in the US, although her style is influenced by her international background. Although Chef Li specializes in traditional Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisine, she welcomes students of all culinary backgrounds and loves the chance to open their minds to new cooking styles.

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