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 75 minutes
  • LabelsBeginner, Date Night, Chinese, Asian, Mother's Day, Holiday


Cooking oil
Yellow onion
Char siu pork (see below for ingredients for homemade char siu pork)
Hoisin sauce
White sugar
Corn starch
Sesame oil
Frozen puff pastry
White sesame seeds
Spring roll wrappers
Pork loin
Dried shiitake mushroom (use fresh portobello mushroom as substitute)
Napa cabbage
Mung bean sprouts
Chinese cooking wine (any rice-based cooking wine would work)
Light soy sauce
white peppercorn powder
Worcestershire sauce
Kailan (use Broccoli or Romaine Lettuce as substitute)
Oyster sauce

Below ingredients are needed for homemade Char Siu Pork. If you prefer store bought, skip this part.

Pork shoulder
Cooking oil
Sesame oil
Dark soy sauce
White peppercorn powder
White sugar
Hoisin sauce
Chinese cooking wine
Five-spice powder

Kitchen Equipment

Baking sheet
Parchment paper
Rolling pin
Pastry brush
Four-inch cookie cutter or small, round bowl or plate
Large pot
Medium pot
Two small frying pans
Small sauce pan
Slotted spoon
Kitchen towel
Cutting board
Vegetable or fruit peeler

Classpop! guest reviews for other experiences with Chef Li


11 Jul 2021

This class was great! Really enjoyed learning from Chef Li. We enjoyed learning about the cultural and linguistic significance of the xiao long bao. Great flavours and new techniques to learn. Thank you!


21 May 2021

Really enjoyed this class. Chef Li really knows her stuff!


21 Feb 2021

This class was awesome and so were the recipes!

Guest reviews for Chef Li

Olga R.

22 Nov 2020

We booked the cooking class with chef Li as a surprise birthday gift for our friend. All of us had so much fun while exploring the new cooking experience and new flavours.

$ 39 Per device

75-minute class hosted on Zoom. Tax included.

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Meet your chef

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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