Online Cooking Class - Nine Ways to Fold Chinese Dumplings

Learn how to fold Chinese dumplings nine ways with Chef Li.

During this live online cooking class with Chef Li that's perfect for celebrating Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage month, you will learn how to make Chinese dumplings from scratch. After making the simple dumpling dough, you'll learn how to portion out the correct amount of filling and then practice up to nine different types of dumpling folds. Then, Chef Li will demonstrate both water-boiling and pan-fried ways of cooking dumplings. On the side, you'll also make a crunchy Chinese cabbage salad.

  • Cooking class is fully interactive.
  • Chef accompanies you throughout the entire process.
  • Ask as many questions as you want!
  • Recipes Recipe links are sent in your booking confirmation.
  • Ingredients Ingredients can be adapted for dietary restrictions or lack of availability and can be delivered by your preferred local grocer with the link below.
  • Technology Connect with the chef using Zoom on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
  • Class Participation Chime in with questions through audio or chat. Use of video is optional.
  • Class Size Public class sizes are between 4 to 20 connections to provide an opportunity for all guests to participate and ask questions. Private classes can accommodate up to 498 guests.
  • Event Duration 1.5 hours
  • Prep Time 30 minutes
  • Labels Asian, Beginner, Chinese, Date Night, Fun, Holiday, Valentine's


All-purpose flour
Ground pork or firm tofu
Cooking oil
Fresh ginger
Spring onions
White sugar
Light soy sauce
Chinese cooking wine (any rice-based cooking wine works)
Sesame oil
Chinkiang vinegar (available in all Asian markets and Amazon)
Chinese white rice vinegar (or Japanese marukan vinegar)
Vegetables of your choice: Zucchini, napa cabbage, button mushrooms, etc.
Bell peppers
Fresh shiitake mushrooms or dried wood-ear mushrooms
Sichuan peppercorn
Chili oil or fresh red chili, optional

Kitchen Equipment

Three medium mixing bowls
Asian rolling pin
Plastic wrap
Pastry knife
Large slotted spoon
Small slotted spoon, optional
Cutting board and knife
Measuring cups and spoons
Kitchen scale
Large stock or cooking pot
Small frying pan or sauce pan
Medium frying pan with lid

Prep Work Details

1. Pre measure flour, water and pork. 2. Shred or mince vegetables of your choice for the dumpling filling. 3. Break the cabbage into small pieces.

Cozymeal guest reviews for this experience



15 Jan 2023

Wonderful class! really enjoyed learning all of the extra pieces of information she provided in addition to learning the specific steps to making the dumplings. The dumplings were delicious and we had a great time learning together as a family! Thank you!

Hannah H.


15 Jan 2023

Chef Li took a meal that seemed very intimidating and made it easy and fun! We loved this class - Chef Li has a great personality and is a wonderful instructor. Would highly recommend for a date night!

Laurie L.


15 Jan 2023

Dumplings are not easy to make, however, Chef Li breaks down the process in an easy to follow format. We made the most tasty and delicious dumplings with the help of Chef Li. We've had many dumplings over the years and Chef Li's recipe is one of the best! We hope to take her soup dumplings class next!

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$ 39 Per device

90-minute class hosted on Zoom. Tax included.

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Meet your chef

Chef Li
Chef Li Verified chef
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With a solid background in the culinary industry, Chef Li's cooking expertise has taken her around the world. While previously living in Singapore, Chef Li led private and corporate events as a culinary instructor. Now, back in the U.S., she looks forward to sharing her authentic, international cooking styles and techniques. Chef Li prides herself on her ability to make Chinese and Southeast Asian cuisine simple and fun to cook!

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