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One Day Beijing Hutong Cuisine Tour

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.

Tour Code: BJALC-162
Guide Languages: English German:  Additonal cost may apply! Spanish: Additonal cost may apply! French: Additonal cost may apply! Japanese Chinese
Attractions: Beijing Hutong Cuisine, learn 2-3 dishes, learn a cooking method, market tour, seasoning and knife skills lesson
Duration: 8 hrs

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1 person 2-3 persons 4-5 persons 6-9 persons > 10 persons
$245 $230 $222 $150 $137
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