Making Shanghainese Soup Dumplings!
Learn how to make tasty Shanghainese Soup Dumplings!
About the workshop
No trip to Shanghai is ever complete without some tasty Soup Dumplings (小笼包, pinyin: xiao long bao) in your belly. Take a stroll through Shanghai's gorgeous French Concession, then step into our professional culinary studio for a lesson in making traditional xiaolongbaos! Learn the skills involved in recreating this dish from scratch with our experienced and bilingual chef.
Xiao Long Baos are a steamed bun dish, filled with savory and juicy soup - hence the name English name Soup Dumplings. The origin of this dish is Jiangnan, a region of China, but Shanghainese Xiao Long Bao originated in Nanxiang, a suburb of Shanghai in Jiading District. The dish is traditionally prepared in xiao long; small bamboo baskets for steaming, and filled with juicy pork - although a popular and version of it today is a mixture of steamed pork and minced crab meat with roe.
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What you will experience
1. Chef will hand out written recipes in English, Chinese and/or Japanese
2. Chef will give out professional kitchen attire incl. apron and chef’s hats!
3. Chef will demonstrate and give hands-on instruction on preparing each dish
4. It's time to eat!
Note: You are welcome to have your meal as lunch/ dinner or pack it home with provided containers!
Cancellation is free of charge 24 hours before the scheduled start time.
Booking must be made 3 days before the scheduled start time.
Please note that this dish is traditionally prepared with pork.
Please inform Chef beforehand if you have any food allergies or dislikes.
Note: Full workshop address will be included in booking confirmation email.
Nearby this workshop
Closest Metro Station: Zhaojiabang Station (Line 7 or 9)