Virtual Cooking Class: Siu Mai

Virtual Cooking Class: Asian Dumplings – Shumai

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Join our dumpling expert and Master Chef alumnua Mai Nguyen, owner of Gourmai Dumplings, for her virtual cooking class on how to make Shumai, a delicious dim sum dumpling with a shrimp and pork filling. During your online cooking class Mai will teach you how to make your own wrappers, as well as the filling, then how to fill, cook and serve your homemade Shumai. NOTE: you will need a pasta machine to roll out your wrappers for this class.

Ingredients for Siu Mai Wrapper: all purpose flour, salt, eggs, water, yellow food colouring (optional). 

Ingredients for Siu Mai Filling: ground pork, chopped shrimp (peeled and deveined), shiitake mushrooms, oyster sauce, soy sauce, ginger, sesame oil, salt, sugar, pepper, green onions, tobiko or masago.

Ingredients for Dumpling Sauce: soy sauce, black rice vinegar or rice vinegar, sugar, chili oil.

Class Fee: $25.00 plus GST (pricing is per device and allows multiple participants to attend using a single device). Your Fee Includes: A 90 minute cooking class plus a recipe pack including info on equipment needed. Our recipes are distributed manually. If you sign up within 24 hours of your class time, you may not receive the recipe in advance. We will attach it in Zoom Chat at the start of your class. Please use the ingredient list above to shop for your class – if our ingredient list isn’t up yet, then the recipe is in the works and it’s coming very soon!

Software Requirement: We are using Zoom for our virtual classes. If you aren’t already using Zoom you can download their free app for Windows, Mac, Android or Apple iOS here. Upon purchase, your meeting ID and password will be included in your Event Confirmation email – please be sure to save this information as you will need it to join your class.

If you don’t receive your recipes, or if you are experiencing any technical issues on the day of the class, please email

  • February 17, 2021
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Mountain Time (MT)
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We use Zoom for our online classes. If you aren’t already using Zoom you can download their free app for Windows, Mac, Android or Apple iOS here.

Once downloaded Zoom will help you set up your free account then you’re ready to join us. Zoom will prompt you and ask for permission to use your devices, camera and audio, please accept the requests. Once logged in click “Join” from the home page and enter your Meeting ID and Password, which will be sent to you in your Event Confirmation.