Announcing this summer’s cooking classes in New York! Whether you live in the city or are just visiting, here are a few that are coming up:
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 – Dumplings and Wontons at West Elm Market, DUMBO
- Love dumplings and eager to make them at home? Join us in this 2-hour dumpling extravaganza, now at West Elm Market in DUMBO! We’ll learn the basics of wrapping both Chinese dumplings and wontons. Even if you’ve never cooked Chinese food, you can easily learn how to make scores of dumplings with these simple techniques. After hands-on practice in wrapping, we will move on to the cooking process. You’ll learn a sure-fire method for pan-frying dumplings to crispy perfection. And you’ll also learn how to prepare the wontons as a deliciously spicy Sichuan appetizer, and get tips on other ways to prepare them at home. And vegetarians are welcome! Both meat and vegetarian fillings will be available to work with. Sign up here!
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 – Hong Kong-Style Dim Sum at The Institute of Culinary Education
- In Hong Kong, dim sum is as much an art form as it is a meal. Restaurants in the former British colony pride themselves on constantly refining traditional Cantonese dim sum and creating new dishes for the modern palate. You’ll learn the secrets of baking, steaming, and stir-frying these dim sum favorites, including Cantonese roast pork, Pork and Shrimp Shu Mai, Turnip Cake, Egg Custard Tarts; Coconut Buns, and more. (more…)