Online Cooking Class: Traditional Chinese Dim Sum
Create your own take on Chinese dim sum in this fun online cooking class!
In this virtual cooking class, Chef Li will teach you tips and techniques on how to make homemade dumpling dough in your own kitchen. You'll learn how to make pockets out of this dough and fill with pork and spices before carefully pinching pleats in each dumpling. Enjoy the dumplings with a side of smashed cucumber salad with cilantro, ginger, cinnamon and soy sauce.
Handmade Dumpling Dough
With ground pork, soy sauce, spring onion, ginger and Chinkiang vinegar
Smashed Cucumber Salad
With vinegar, cilantro, soy sauce, spring onion, ginger and cinnamon
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 75 minutes
- LabelsBeginner, Fun, Chinese, Asian, Holiday
Powdered gelatin, preferably unflavored Knox Gelatine
Light soy sauce
Chinese cooking wine
White peppercorn powder, optional
Chinkiang vinegar (black vinegar)
Chinese white rice vinegar
Japanese or Persian cucumbers
Red bird chili, optional
Dried red chilies
Rolling pin, ideally Asian style rolling pin which is around 10 inches
Steamer pot and steamer basket
Sauce pan or small frying pan
Slotted spoon or spatula
Measurement cups and spoons
Chinese soup spoon or any soup spoon
Small sauce plate
Classpop! guest reviews for this experience
30 Mar 2023
We had so much fun and she was a great teacher!
11 Mar 2023
Chef Li did an amazing job of breaking down the lesson into something we could do. I’ve never done dumplings before or used a steamer and she made everything very approachable. We ended up with a delicious meal. 10/10 recommend. She’s fantastic.
25 Feb 2023
Great teacher. Hopefully I can master with dumpling making soon!
$ 39 Per device
75-minute class hosted on Zoom. Tax included.
Meet your chef
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.