The Basics

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The Hutong - Dongzhimenwai 东直门外 1 Jiudaowan Zhongxiang Hutong (southeast of Beixinqiao subway station), Dongcheng District 东城区九道湾中巷胡同1号(北新桥地铁站东南边) 6404 3355; 159 0104 6127
RMB 300; RMB 260 for members

Chinese cuisine can appear intimidating, which is why we have designed a special cooking class that focuses on the most basic Chinese cooking principles. The Chinese Kitchen: The Basics will teach you how to use a wok and cleaver with confidence, how to identify, use and pair key ingredients, and how to make fragrant oils and your own chili paste, all from scratch. At the end of class, you will take home your own homemade oils and a handout on spices. Each class will also comprehensively cover one stir-fried dish, with an emphasis on the best stir-frying techniques and stir-frying do nots, and a variety of indispensable tips to create delicious, healthy and simple Chinese cuisine back in your home kitchen.
The Basics is The Hutong’s version of a culinary stepping stone for guests who would like to recreate a chinese kitchen back in their home, and we recommend you follow up by taking either The Essentials or Tastes of China.

Chilli Oil
Fragrant Oil
Stir Fried Pork with Carrot and Egg

Book here.

Photo: thehutong.com

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