You will be picked up at 08:00am at your hotel lobby and start your one day Beijing hutong cuisine tour. Beijing's original Hutong cooking school, Hutong Cuisine remains the best value and offers the most hands-on practice. Chunyi Zhou, a Guangzhou native, who speaks perfect English, studied in Chinese culinary schools in Guangdong and Sichuan, and conveys a rich understanding of local ingredients and seasonings to students through lots of hands-on practice.
08:30-10:00 Market Tour
Visit local market, explain ingredients and spices, buy food for cooking.
10:00-10:30 Condiments lesson
Explain the difference of light soy sauce and dark soy sauce, white vinegar and dark vinegar, cooking wine and shaoxin wine; the different quality grade and good brands. This is important for Chinese cooking.
10:30am-2:00pm Cooking Class
Professional Cook Chunyi Zhou will demonstrate five dishes, and you practice making two or three of them. Each day's menu is structured around dishes that share a specific cooking technique, such as steaming or dry-frying, so that you also learn a cooking method. Classes are held in a small open courtyard space (covered and heated in winter) and end with a shared meal.
2:30pm-4:00pm Hutong Tour
visit Hutong area and have a family visit. Dotted around the hutong are the Drum and Bell Towers, Kindergarten, Tea House, and local people's houses.
After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
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|Attractions:||Beijing Hutong Cuisine, learn 2-3 dishes, learn a cooking method, market tour, seasoning and knife skills lesson|
Price Per Person
- Private Transfer
- Private Guide and Driver
|1 person||2-3 persons||4-5 persons||6-9 persons||> 10 persons|
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