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Chinese Dumplings – Fundamentals

Class Description



Class Agenda

-(0:15) — If you have specific questions about equipment or ingredients, I’ll be online 15 minutes before the scheduled start. Additionally, feel free to drop in early to meet other participants.  

0:00  Introductions and Overview

0:05 Dumpling Dough

Knead to Know! Different types of dough for different types of dumplings
Demo: Cold & hot water dough

Hands-on: Mix and knead your cold and hot water doughs.

0:15 Dumpling Filling

Demo: Preparing a basic ground pork filling

Hands-on: Make your filling. Knead your cold water dough

0:35 Dipping Sauces

Demo: Scallion-Ginger Oil

Hands-on: Make your dipping sauce(s). Knead your cold water dough

0:45  Finishing our dough

Demo: Finishing the cold water dough, and making our combo dough.

Hands-on: Final knead of cold water dough. Mix your combo dough.

1:00 Dumpling wrappers

Demo: Rolling dumpling wrappers

Hands-on: Make your first 8-10 wrappers

1:15 Dumpling Folding

Lots of demos and hands-on dumpling folding!

2:00 Cooking Dumplings

Demo: Boiling dumplings, setting up a steamer, & steam-frying dumplings

Hands-on: Time to cook!

2:50 Nosh: Tasting time!

3:00 Done!

Actual times may vary!

Upcoming Classes

Join a group class!

Looking to join a class? Check out the calendar to see when the next class will be and to register! Each ticket provides one Zoom login to the class for up to two (2) adults and a copy of my cookbook, Essential Chinese Hot Pot Cookbook. If you have kids, they can join help out too, but please make sure they remain under your direct supervision at all times! Online Tickets are $69 each, in-person class tickets at $89 each.

Create a private class!

If the published list of classes doesn’t fit your schedule, you can schedule a private class with Jeff. Invite your friends! Make it a party! Private online classes are $379 for up to 6 people plus $59 per person thereafter. One (1) cookbook per family/location. For in-person classes, the base cost is $419 for up to 6 participants and 3 cookbooks. Additional participants would be $72 per person, and $15 per cookbook. Additional costs may apply depending on where the class is hosted. To schedule a private class, please contact Jeff directly: