Thu, Dec 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm Eastern Time
Join our chef to make dumplings, or 餃子, with two different fillings: pork & celery, and mushroom-veggie. We’ll start with the two-ingredient dough from scratch, make our pork and veggie fillings, shape the dumplings, and then cook them! The chef will guide you through the process, from kneading to shaping, then we’ll cook by steaming, frying, or boiling. We’ll round out the class with a classic vinegar-soy dipping sauce — you’ll have dumplings for days, and might even have enough to freeze for days when you don’t feel like cooking!
No experience is required!
Materials Needed to Participate Fully:
2 cups all purpose flour (plus 1 cup for shaping)
1 cup water
2 Tbs. oil
2 Tbs. black vinegar (or 1 Tbs. rice vinegar)
1 Tbs. neutral-flavored cooking oil (vegetable, corn, soy, canola, sunflower, avocado, or grapeseed)
1 lb. shiitake mushrooms (can substitute eggplant, tofu, zucchini, or canned chickpeas if you hate mushrooms)
1 medium carrot
1 rib celery
2 cloves garlic
1” piece ginger
2 Tbs. soy sauce
2 Tbs. rice or white wine (or 1 Tbs. rice vinegar)
To taste salt and pepper
Pork & Scallion Filling
12 oz. ground pork (80/20 or 70/30 meat/fat ratios), or ground pork shoulder
Can also substitute: 12 oz. ground chicken thighs (ground with skin and fat); 12 oz. 80/20 ground beef; or 12 oz. ground turkey with 2 Tbs. olive oil)
4 scallions (can use ½ bunch of chives)
2 ribs celery
1” piece ginger
4 cloves garlic
1 Tbs. soy sauce
Vinegar-Soy Dipping Sauce
¼ cup black vinegar (or rice vinegar, unseasoned preferred)
¼ cup soy sauce
1 tsp. honey
1 tsp. sesame oil (with or without chili)
½” piece ginger
Big pot and metal colander for boiling or steamer
Big saute pan with lid
Bench or bowl scraper
Tea kettle or pot for boiling water
Stand mixer or big bowl
Bowls for filling ingredients
Wooden spoon or rubber spatula
2 teaspoons or tablespoons
1 sheet tray for storing dumplings
About the Instructor:
I cooked in NYC kitchens for almost ten years, and I've been teaching cooking for 2 years in Alaska and now LA.
What will be included in my Virtual Class package?
One ticket includes an access link to your live, online class. The class will be delivered via web conferencing software and feature a live, professional instructor who will walk you through a lesson as described above. You will have the opportunity to ask questions as well as participate from home.
How many people is my purchase good for?
Each ticket is good for one "device" (i.e. one computer, phone, tablet, etc. you'll be logging in from). This ensures we don't get more people in the class than the instructor can handle. Though we understand some people live together and will be working/learning together, the intent is that each class still allows for the same attention to attendees as if students purchased separately. Please be respectful of this!
Will I need anything from home to use in the class?
You will need a reliable Internet connection as well as a computer or device with which you can access your virtual class. We recommend you arrive to class 5-10 minutes early to ensure you're able to set up your device and connection. Additionally, if the class is more than just a lecture you will likely want any materials listed in the course description as "Materials Needed to Participate Fully", though you're welcome to purchase a seat and sit in and just watch.
Am I able to ask questions or interact with the class?
Yes, you'll both be able to ask questions using the chat function in the video hosting software as well as at certain intervals during the class via voice/audio. If the class winds up being on the smaller side, more spontaneous interaction/questions will be encouraged.
Do I have to show my video or speak during class?
While we recommend you do show your video and speak when encouraged to by the instructor, video and audio participation are never mandatory. We find classes have more fun experiences when people are engaging with one another, but understand not everyone will want to do so and that's ok!
This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.
Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.
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Students may cancel any time 48 hours or more before the class to receive a refund. Students canceling less than 48 hours before a class will receive a full credit towards rescheduling or purchasing a different class.
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