Tour of China: Yunnan

For those who truly want to discover the amazing diversity of Chinese cuisine, all from the comfort of our courtyard, our Tour of China will take you to the dim sum dens of Hong Kong, the tea plantations of Yunnan, and the noodle stalls of Xinjiang. With our series of weekly cooking classes, you will be spicing and stir-frying your way around the Middle Kingdom. The Hutong’s Tour of China will feature a different regional cuisine each month. We welcome you to join us on a culinary journey of delicious proportions!

In June, wander the rivers, mountains and fields of southwestern China’s Yunnan province.  This culinary melting pot is home to over 50 ethnic minorities and bears the influence of neighboring Burma and Vietnam.  Tour this fascinating province through twelve of its best dishes:

Pineapple Lemongrass Salad
Hani Potato Balls
Stir Fried Rice Cake with Cured Meat
Shredded Pork Salad with Lime Dressing
Yunnan Potato Rice
Stir fried Mustard Greens with Kidney Beans
Deep Fried Mushroom with Sichuan Pepper
Yunnan Fried Pork Ribs with Mint
 Xiaoguo Mixian Noodles
Pan Fried Potato Pancake
Pineapple Rice 

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Date: Sundays in June (9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th), 15:00-17:30

Cost: 1,000 RMB, 800 RMB for members.

The series will also feature our new Yunnan Recipe Collection booklet. We have taken the best of our chef’s recipes to bring you a wonderful set of cards for your own home kitchen. Each Recipe Collection set will feature step-by-step cards for ten classic dishes and make a great addition to any Chinese kitchen. 

The Hutong’s Chinese Kitchen series is designed to teach you the basics and beyond. Each of our cooking workshops covers wok and cutting techniques, tips on how to combine spices and provides the Chinese names of ingredients. You’ll learn how to make best use of fresh seasonal produce and prepare balanced Chinese meals for you, your friends and family. Take a gastronomic tour of China’s regions in our Chinese Kitchen. Only at The Hutong. Sharing Culture. Sharing Knowledge.

Click here to find out how to become a member, and click here to find out about our Year of The Snake 6 Course Card, and here for information on our MonthLong Card.