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As a foodie, the best way to make sure you can eat delicious Chinese food at any time you want is to learn how to cook Chinese food yourself. You don’t need to be a professional cook (by the way, that’s also impossible unless you spend huge time on it). Our cooking class provides an opportunity to learn some home cooking dishes, and you will have a rough idea of Chinese cooking after this. The best part lies in that you can satisfy your appetite when you are backing home. Isn’t this great?
In Chengdu, the City of Gastronomy, there is a special place to experience comprehensive Sichuan cuisine culture from the origin to modernity, as well as do the cooking class. This unique place is called Sichuan Cuisine Museum, the only EATABLE museum which travelers need not only to watch with their eyes, but also to listen with their ears, smell with their noses, taste with their mouths, and of course, cook with their hands.
By cooking your favorite Sichuan dishes on your own, you’ll have in-depth understanding about slicing technique, fire control, the procedure of accomplishing the dish and of course, get some ideas about the essences of Sichuan cuisine. Start your exploration from Sichuan Cuisine Museum, enjoy different aspects of Sichuan cuisine, satisfy your curiosity and taste buds and experience all fun for “Playing with Chuancais”. Why not partaking the special cooking class with China Discovery now?
Usually, there are two kinds of time arrangements to explore Sichuan Cuisine Museum, one is in the morning from 09:50 to 13:40 or after, and the other is in the afternoon from 13:50 to 17:40 or after. You can choose your favorite one to well suit for your time. Activities are well designed to experience all the essence of Sichuan cuisine culture. The highlighted part should be the Cooking Class to make your favorite Sichuan dishes on your own. Check more details about Cooking Class in Chengdu >>
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In china, we call dumpling as “Jiaozi”, and this is a very traditional Chinese food. It’s also easy to learn. The Dumpling Banquet of Xian is very famous in China. In the banquet, a hundred dumplings have a hundred flavors. Now, you know how famous Xian’s dumpling is.
When you visit Xian, you can learn home-made flavor dumpling at the local family. Your guide and your driver will drive you to a local family to pay a visit. The family member will usually prepare the materials of the dumpling before your arrive. Then, the local family will teach how to make dumpling hand by hand. The family will also prepare some fried dishes and cold dishes, and beverages are also provided. The amount of the dishes will be arranged according to how many people of you.
After all finished, you can eat your own dishes together with the local family, and chat with them to know more about Chinese culture and the local life.
The cooking is usually arranged at lunch, and it will take you more than two hours. If your itinerary can not meet the lunch time, we can also arrange dinner time for you.
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Taking cooking class in Yangshuo – the most beautiful part of Guilin – is surely a fresh and enjoyable experience for you. Cooking class in Yangshuo is opened by a restaurateur who owns two restaurants in Yangshuo.
Normally, there are two classes every day, from 09:30 to 13:30 and from 15:30 to 19:30. You can choose the best suitable one.
You will be arranged to purchase raw materials with your teacher at the local food market, and then back to the school and the teacher will teach you how to cook. After finishing the cooking, you can eat your own dishes.
In the Yangshuo Cooking Class, you will learn: how to properly heat a wok and when to toss fresh vegetables into the sizzling oil; how to properly chop vegetables; how to properly use the right amount of spice, which should enhance the dish, but not overpower it.
You can learn to cook 3 to 4 dishes in every class. You can choose the dishes to learn among the following dishes: Kung Pao Chicken, Sauteed Chicken with Pineapple, Yuxiang Shredded Pork, Sauteed Pork with Vegetables, Beer Fish, Steamed Pork Dumpling, Sour and Spicy Pork Tenderloin, Sauteed Shredded Beef with Mint, Sauteed Beef with Mushroom, Fried Eggplant Pie, Sauteed Green Beans, Chow Mein with Vegetables, Chow Mein with Mushroom, Tofu with Mushroom, Shredded Cucumber with Sauce.
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