In this cooking class, you’ll learn how to make some of the most popular dim sum dishes. Dim sum is a general term for small Chinese dishes, and individual portions are usually kept small so that many dishes can be ordered and sampled by the table. The variety of items is vast, ranging from steamed dumplings to wrapped items like wontons and eggrolls. In this class, we’ll be making a variety of dim sum dishes using different preparation methods.
We’ll start by making crab rangoon, which are fried wontons filled with cream cheese and crab meat. Next, we’ll make char siu bao, or BBQ pork buns. These soft buns are filled with savory BBQ pork filling. For the jiao zi, or potstickers, we’ll be using a traditional method of wrapping the dumplings by hand. Lastly, we’ll make porcupine meatballs, which are beef and pork meatballs cooked in a savory sauce.
At the end of this class, you’ll have learned how to make some of the most popular dim sum dishes. You’ll also have gained valuable skills in different cooking methods that can be applied to other dishes. So roll up your sleeves and let’s get started!