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19 Jun

Dumpling Holic Class, Experiencing Traditional Chinese Cuisine Culture

Dumpling Holic Class, Experiencing Traditional Chinese Cuisine Culture – Dumpling holds a big role in Chinese culture. As an example, there is a tradition during New Year in which family members come down together to the kitchen to make dumplings together. This dish has other versions found in many countries in the world, but Chinese-style dumplings are widespreadly known.

Someone who identifies as a dumpling holic should visit Yangshuo to get to know a variety of the dish which is commonly found in southern China. This county (and surrounding towns) offers jiaozi which is definitely on the top of its dish list.

Dumpling holic can get ahold of it at local restaurants

Jiaozi has thin wrapper and is often filled with diced vegetables, minced meat, or the mixture of both. There are four different ways of preparation. It can be steamed or boiled. Some people like to pan-fry their jiaozi. Meanwhile, others might serve it in soup broth. For extra flavor, jiaozi is usually served with dipping made of sesame oil and Chinese black vinegar.

Although in southern area jiaozi is normally served during the New Year, dumpling holic can get ahold of it at local restaurants in Yangshuo.

Dumpling Holic Class, Experiencing Traditional Chinese Cuisine Culture

Dumpling Holic Class, Experiencing Traditional Chinese Cuisine Culture

Jiaozi-making class is held for those who are interested in experiencing this cultural activity. Students are going to learn to make dumpling wrapper from scratch with flour, water, and salt. The ways to create traditional Yangshuo’s dumpling filling would be taught in the class too.

Most importantly, students will be learning the way to fold jiaozi. The folding part is often considered challenging but nonetheless fun. Under the guidance of local teacher, the class will learn common ways to cook the dumpling.

At the end of this class, students can finally enjoy their hard work. Tasting and learning to cook jiaozi would be the dream of a dumpling holic. All of that can be experienced by visiting Yangshuo. There are chances to taste other kinds of local cuisine too.