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Our Beijing cooking classes provide the opportunity to learn about Chinese and global food culture, cooking techniques and regional cuisine. In each 2.5 hour class you will learn how to prepare 3 dishes including recipes to take home, followed by a meal of your creations.

Our cooking classes are 300 RMB, 260 RMB for members.

Come on your own or with friends for a lunch or dinner experience.  Each class concludes with a meal around the table, enjoying what you and your fellow classmates have cooked using your newly acquired skills. 

Including free flow non-alcoholic drinks.

If none of our public classes are suited to your schedule, private classes can be arranged. Flexible time and menus available. For further information, send inquires to info@thehutong.com.

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Sichuan

 

 

 

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“Can you eat spicy?” is a common question asked in Sichuan restaurants. Learn how to make use the regions famous chilies and peppercorns and prepare iconic dishes like Mapo dofu and Gongbao chicken.

Price: 300 RMB; 260 for Members

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Xialongbao

 

 

 

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The Xialongbao is the magical formula of aesthetics, alchemy and Chinese ingenuity. Learn how to prepare the infamous soup dumplings, from Shanghai.

Price: 300 RMB; 260 for Members

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Shanxi Noodles

 

 

 

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Learn how to make typical provincial favourites from Shanxi, delicious noodles such as cat’s ears and hand rolled noodles, sauces from scratch which you’ll be able to recreate at home and family.

Price: 300 RMB; 260 for Members

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Dumplings

 

 

 

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An “upright dumpling makes a woman’s heart tremble” remarked Mao, meaning that a dumpling able to stand tall without falling over reflects the very character of its creator. Throughout our dumpling class, you will not only learn how to knead and roll the dough, create fillings, concoct natural dyes from fresh vegetables for colorful wraps but also the stories behind one of the most prized dishes in China.

Price: 300 RMB; 260 for Members

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Hand Pulled Noodles

 

 

 

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Journey out West to the Xinjiang province and prepare hand pulled noodles with a sweet and seasonal Xinjiang sauce. We break down the steps and show you how to perfect your noodle making.

Price: 300 RMB; 260 for Members

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Knife Skills

 

 

 

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Explore the versatility of the cleaver – often the sole cutting implement in the Chinese kitchen and master a range of cutting techniques. The class will teach you to how to slice, shred, mince and debone with a cleaver, while you learn to whip up three classic Chinese dishes.

Price: 300 RMB; 260 for Members

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Yunnan

 

 

 

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Yunnan Cai is unofficially dubbed the 9th school of Chinese cuisine and known it’s fresh, herbal flavors. The cuisine also reflects the regions ethnic diversity- known for its sultry mushroom dishes, and stir fries strewn with mint and chilies.

Price: 300 RMB; 260 for Members

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Tastes of China

 

 

 

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Chinese cuisine is famed for its variety and each region has its own flavors, styles and traditions. Our Tastes of China workshop will bring you three different dishes from three different regions.

Price: 300 RMB; 260 for Members

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Thai

 

 

 

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Learn how to create the balanced flavors of hot, sour, salty, bitter and sweet of regional Thai cuisine.

The Price: 300 RMB; 260 for Members

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Baking and pastry

 

 

 

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Our baking classes range from cupcakes to French patisserie. Our chef Ali will demystify the baking process and show you how to recreate confections in your home.

Price: 350 RMB; 300 RMB for Members

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Our Indian chef Reshma Khan will teach students to recreate regional, Indian in your home kitchen.

The Price: 300 RMB; 260 for Members

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Italian

 

 

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Join Italian chef Filippo to learn the recipes and time-honored culinary traditions of his Tuscan hometown.

The Price: 300 RMB; 260 for Members

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Our memberships and packages will offer you a wealth of culinary experiences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Take a private cooking class and we will customize any of our menus for you and your group.

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Lottie

‘The Hutong has such an amazing range of activities – there is always something on offer. A highlight for myself are the cooking classes. I have learnt lots of new tricks in the kitchen, and met new friends. I wholeheartedly recommend The Hutong to Beijing residents or travelers passing through.’

-Lottie Dowling, New Zealand

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