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Dim Sum (Full Day Class)
Dim Sum (Full Day Class)

Tue, 21 Sept


Lilian's Kitchen

Dim Sum (Full Day Class)

Dim sum translates ‘touch the heart’. The Royal Chefs of Imperial Court created intricate little delicacies to delight the palette & ‘touch the heart’ of the Chinese Emperors. You can pick up new skills & knowledge to create these delicious little morsels, & ‘touch the hearts’ of your loved ones!

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Time & Location

21 Sept 2021, 10:00 – 15:30

Lilian's Kitchen, Culford, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28, UK


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.

You will be welcomed with a freshly shaken 

Lychee Paradise

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

Lunch will also be provided.

You will learn:

- Knife sharpening and cutting skills

- Vegetable carving for garnish

- Presentation and plating skills

Recipes on this course may include:

Beef and Cabbage Jiaozi

Little pockets bursting with juicy beef, nappa 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, waterchestnuts and a hint of Shaohsing rice wine, steamed to juicy perfection.

Prawn & Pork Dumplings in Superior Broth

Juicy little morsels so delicious packed full of minced pork, fresh prawns and crunchy water chestnuts, served with baby pak choi and a drizzle of nutty toasted sesame seed oil in a superior chicken broth.

Crisp Fried Five Spice Wontons

Light and crispy pastry filled with pork, water chestnuts, spring onion, a hint of five spice and Chinese rice wine. Learn the different ways to make these deep fried treasures. Irresistible little parcels delicious served with a sweet chilli dip.


This is a practical interactive cookery session, remember to bring your takeaway containers to bring home your masterpieces to show off your new skills!  All the ingredients, equipment, recipes, and a working apron will be provided. Asian tea will be served throughout the class.

Book online or call us on +44 7813 702759 for more information. 

Gift vouchers cannot be redeemed through our online booking system, to book please call +44 7813 702759 or email


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