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Live from Shanghai, China

Chinese Dumpling Making Class with a Chef in Shanghai

1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 15 people

Learn how to make Chinese dumplings from scratch in this online cooking class with an expert.

Join EF Go Ahead Tour Director Li Jun for a special dumpling making class, live from Shanghai, China. As an owner of two dumpling restaurants in Shanghai, Li Jun knows a thing or two about authentic homemade dumplings. He has a passion for cooking and sharing his culture with the world, and in this virtual dumpling making class, you’ll be learning from the best of the best. In this online cooking class, learn how to make Chinese dumplings, a simple but delicious dish with just a few ingredients. Li Jun will teach you to craft the perfect filling and hand-wrap your homemade dumplings. While preparing your feast, learn more about Chinese New Year celebrations from your chef. He’ll tell you about how the new year is celebrated in Shanghai, other dishes people love to eat, and which special traditions families share for this holiday. After your virtual dumpling making class, you can impress your friends with perfect Chinese dumplings to celebrate this new year! They’ll come from your own kitchen, but they’ll taste like they came from a popular Shanghai restaurant.
Li Jun

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What you'll need to participate

  • An internet connection
  • A device that can stream audio & video

We also recommend bringing

  • 2 lbs of white flour
  • 1 egg
  • Water
  • 1/2 lb of the minced meat of your choosing (optional)
  • 1 lb of Peking cabbage (or any cabbage)
  • A small amount of spring onion (or leeks, or scallions)
  • Fresh ginger (optional)
  • Salt, to taste
  • Ground pepper, to taste
  • Sugar
  • Olive oil
  • 2 large bowls
  • A teaspoon
  • A tablespoon
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Wooden rolling pin
  • Chopsticks

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