Enjoy a Chinese cooking lesson in the heart of Beijing’s hutongs! These dishes were designed using combinations of teas and flowers, giving the experience a unique take on traditional Chinese cuisine. The cooking class and lunch will be followed by a visit to the local tea market, where you can get a real taste of the culture and bring back great tea with you!
The first thing you’ll do once getting to the chef’s kitchen is getting familiar with one of a kind ingredients, some of which might be a discovery for you!
Crystal will then explain to you step by step how to perfectly pair and cook ingredients leading to 3 great dishes, to be enjoyed in the studio.
Make sure to keep you ears opened for Crystal’s anecdotes about Beijing’s history and modern life.
After learning all about fusion food secrets in the cooking studio and a well deserved lunch, you will head out to the tea market.
There, you will learn how to tell great tea from average tea! You’ll also be taught to get the right price for you tea, which isn’t as easy you might think! The chef will arrange a pickup service so you get the full experience.
Long Jing Tea infused Shrimp
Pu-er Tea infused pork short ribs
Osmanthus Lotus Roots (Dessert)