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Dim Sum (Evening Class)
Dim Sum (Evening Class)

Fri, 17 Jan


Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club

Dim Sum (Evening Class)

You will leave this class with lots of useful tips and skills to make and create endless varieties of Dim Sum for friends and family.

This class is fully booked
Please book other classes

Time & Location

17 Jan 2020, 18:00 – 22:00

Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club, 107 Nowton Rd, Bury Saint Edmunds IP33 2BT, UK


Dim sum literally translates ‘touch the heart lightly’. Legend has it that the Royal Chefs of the Imperial Court, many centuries ago, created intricate little delicacies to delight the palate and ‘touch the heart’ of the Chinese Emperors.

These little morsels are so delicious that it gained popularity throughout Asia. Traditionally eaten for breakfast, as the popularity and demand for dim sum grew, it was served for brunch and lunch; and nowadays found any time of the day in different types of Asian food establishments .

Lilian will demystify the art of dim sum with you, making replicating these delicious morsels a possibility using ready-made dumpling wrappers, easy to follow methods, hands on practise and lots of Interactive fun! You will learn the technique of making these classic dim sum using fresh ingredients readily available in the supermarkets, and with the skills you have acquired, even create your own flavour combinations! They are ideal make-ahead party food and great as canapés, starter or mains.

Your experience

You will be welcomed with a

Lychee Paradise

A refreshing mocktail of lychee juice, pineapple juice and a hint of angostura bitter

You will learn:

Knife Skills

Pork and Cabbage JiaoZi

Little pockets bursting with juicy pork, napa cabbage and spring onions. These dumplings are fried till crispy on the bottom but softly steamed on top, served with julienne of ginger and Chinkiang black vinegar.

Sesame Prawn Toast

Sweet fresh prawns complimented with the crunchiness of water chestnuts and nutty fragrance of sesame seeds on fluffy white bread, crisp fried and delicious on its own or served with a sweet chilli dip

Steamed Pork Siew Mai

An open top Chinese dumpling packed full of minced pork, a sprinkling of fragrant spring onions and a hint of Shaohsing rice wine, steamed to juicy perfection

Carving vegetable for garnish

Ways to present and plate the dishes

This is a practical interactive cookery session which will include lunch and a chance to bring home your masterpieces to show off at home. All the ingredients, equipment and recipes for the day will be provided. Asian tea and Cucumber Mint water will be served throughout the class.

Book on line below or call us on 07813 702759 for more information. Gift vouchers cannot be redeemed through our on-line booking system, to book please call 07813 702759 or email


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