Asian Cooking Class: Buns Three Ways

Learn how to make Asian-style buns from bao to dim sum at this London cooking class.



1.5 hours Class size 1 to 8 (public classes), 2 to 12

label £70 - £80 (£70 per Public, £80 per Select-Time or Weekends)

Are you looking for unique gift, or want to make different twist for parties? Looking for cool things to do in London this weekend? Come and discover the deliciously comforting world of Asian buns.

In this Asian cooking class in London, you will learn how to make three different types of buns; bao buns, steamed buns and pan-fried buns.

Bao buns are increasingly popular in the UK with thanks to bao restaurants. Not only are they delicious, but they're also easy to make at home for a quick snack or party food.

Steamed buns are a popular dish in Chinese dim sum history along with pan-fried buns. In this dim sum cooking class, you will learn to make tasty fillings and learn intricate bun-wrapping skills.

You will find you are usually in small classes in a spacious shop with air conditioner, more often gets private class if booking in weekdays. You will get full attention from tutors and your questions will be all answered.

You'll learn:

  • Difference among different flour and different dough.
  • Roll flour dough to the desired shape for the pastry.
  • Prepare wrappings.
  • Prepare mince.
  • Wrap buns.
  • Cook buns.
  • Eat buns.

This class is designed for beginners focus on wrapping, the most important stage. If you like to knead dough and chop mince by hands, you can book the add-on classes.

Add-on Classes
  • All Add-ons are in the same class. It is to save your time and make the class more fun. Please allow extra time, 30 minutes to 1 hour. You can always contact us before booking to find out more details.
  • It is a good value to select add-on classes since you already travelled to us. Plus you receive a huge discount comparing to book the classes separately.
  • If you would like to learn more flavours, you can add running custard buns for sweet, or spring onion buns for savoury. Please allow extra 30 minutes for each.
  • Also add Xiao Long Bao class, the mini steamed buns with soup inside, if you want to learn the classic steamed mini buns at the same time. This will take extra 1 hour.
  • Additional classes require extra time, please allow extra 30 minutes to 1 hour for each add-on classes.

At the end of this deliciously fun London cooking class, you'll have three homemade Asian-style buns to dig into along with the skills and know-how you need to make more!

This class could be held online as well as at client site. Please send us a message to discuss the details.

Please note:
  • This class does not suitable for pregnant women as the workload and the length of class.
  • If you have special dietary or allergy requirements, please get in touch with your teacher after booking your class.
  • Pork is the authentic filling in Chinese DimSum. If you don't eat pork, don't worry. Our vegetable filling (shiitake, Chinese leaves and carrots) is the second best to the pork filling. It is suitable for vegans. Please let us know when you booking the class.
  • Please do not bring your own drinks or food to the class.

Refund and Reschedule
Please book the date you definitely can attend to help other customers' bookings.
  • There is no refund for cancellation.
  • Later than 15 minutes to agreed time will see booking cancelled with no refund or reschedule.
  • Possibility of Reschedule is very limited and will be charged £50 per booking.
Thank you for your understanding.

Add-ons available for this class
  • Have one cup of Bubble Cocktail (Alcohol) (£10)
  • Knead Dough by hands (£15)
  • Chop mince by hand (£15)
  • Add Spring Onion Buns Class (£15)
  • Add One Special Tea Tasting (£15)
  • Add Soup Buns (Xiao Long Bao) (£70)
  • Thermomix Demo (£10)
  • Private Class (£10)
You can add these when you book (optional).
 
Knowledge required
  • Beginner-friendly.
  • Cut nails will help.
  • Children over 14 are welcome as long as with paid adults. Every one requires a ticket. Children are learning better when parents participate.
  • A person under 18 cannot attend the class alone. We will ask for valid IDs if you look very young. You class will be cancelled without refund if failed to provide proofs. It is for your safety and required by insurance policy. If we don't follow it, this class will not be allowed to carry on. Thank you for your understanding.
What you'll get
  • Your delicious buns to eat or take home.
  • Compliment tea during the whole class.
  • Recipe following up in an automatic email after the class.
  • Can purchase ingredients from the shop if want to practise it after the class.
What to bring
  • Food containers if want to take food home.
  • Thermal bags in the summer. We have free ice packs for you. Our thermal bag is £15 each.
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday or hen do.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.

Location

Oriental Food, 126 Junction Road, London, UK, N19 5LB

This venue is within walking distance of Tufnell Park and Archway tube stations. Street parking is very limited and expensive.

Asian Cooking Class: Buns Three Ways location
Your teacher
Simon and Hanna's Foodie Kitchen
Simon and Hanna's Foodie Kitchen

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We are a wife-and-husband team running a small shop called Oriental Food in North London.

We started offer cooking classes to commercial clients since 2012. Then it is soon became very popular in general public as well.

Currently we have more than 20 different cooking classes, and 3 tasting sessions, focus on authentic and traditional Chinese, Japanese and Korean food.

Thanks to ClassBento hosting a website for us. You can easily browsing through all classes at one place.

Come along and let us share with you our authentic cooking techniques as well as modern culinary trends. That's right, you can make the perfect Chinese, Japanese and Korean food too!

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