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Chinese Dumplings – Xiao Long Bao & Sheng Jian Bao

Class Description

  • Hands-on class
  • Some experience making dumplings with fresh dough recommended
  • Length: 3 hours

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: Xiao Long Bao dough and Sheng Jian Bao dough

Hands-on: Mix and knead your doughs.

0:25 Dumpling Filling

Knead to Know! How do we get liquid soup inside a dumpling?
Demo: Making the soup and the fillingKnead to Know!

Hands-on: Make your filling

0:55 Dumpling wrappers

Demo: Rolling dumpling wrappers

Hands-on: Make your first 3 wrappers

1:10 Folding Xiao Long Bao

Demo: Attempting 18 pleats!

Hands-on: Make your first 3 Xiao long bao.

1:00 Steaming Xiao Long Bao Dumplings

Demo: Setting up a steamer & steaming dumplings

Hands-on: Time to cook!

1:15 Nosh: Tasting time!

1:20  Folding Shang Jian Bao dumplings

Demo: Folding Sheng Jian Bao

Hands-on: Make your first 3 Sheng Jian Bao

1:30 Water-fried dumplings

Demo: how to water-fry dumplings

Hands-on: Time to cook!

1:50 Nosh: Tasting time!

2:00 More Folding Practice

Hands-on: Make more dumplings!

2:40 Storing dumplings, questions and clean up

3:00 Done!

Actual times may vary!

Upcoming Classes

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