3-Hour Chinese Kitchen Cooking Class: Xiaolongbao Soup Dumplings


Known as soup buns or soup dumplings in English, this Shanghai dish is beloved throughout China and the world. Unlike dumplings or baozi, this little bundle of joy contains delicious soup inside. An elusive perfect xiaolongbao has a delicate skin surrounding the savoury soup that bursts open with the first bite. You’ll learn how to make both dough and filling with fragrant Chinese spices in a class where I also reveal how soup can be wrapped in a xiaolongbao, which is a type of dumpling. You will cook the xiaolongbaos in two ways, and you will learn how to make a yummy Chinese sauce to go with the xiaolongbaos. Finally, it’s time to enjoy our hand-made xiaolongbaos together! 10:00 am: Meet at the cooking studio. 10:20 am: Introduction of the cooking culture and local ingredient. 11:00 am: Cooking session. 12:00 pm: Enjoy the meal with the class. 12:30 pm: End of the class with recipe.

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3 hours
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Why take this tour?

No worry if you don't understand Mandarin, this cooking class is conducted by an English-speaking chef, a true foodies and a fan of cooking. Teaching you to cook the xiaolongbaos in two ways, learn how to make a yummy Chinese sauce to go with the xiaolongbaos. Finally, enjoy our hand-made xiaolongbaos together!

What’s included?

  • Cooking class

  • Vegan vegetarian applicable.

  • Complimentary tea

  • Friendly and passionate English-speaking chef

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off services.

  • Personal expenses.

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  • Duration: 3h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

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Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Shanghai Trippest Mini Group Tours

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Get a unique perspective with this fascinating city by taking a tour with Shanghai's most creative and reliable travel company-Trippest. The Trippest Mini Group Tours was founded in 1998, We focus on building the best travel experience for our customers. We provide daily NO SHOPPING mini group tour to water town and Yuyuan garden, the bund walking trial with maximum 6 participants.

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