Virtual Cooking Classes - Bao Sandwiches

Virtual Cooking Class: Bao Sandwiches

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Join Masterchef Alumna Mai Nguyen for this tasty virtual cooking class on how to make Bao Sandwiches, from scratch. Together with Mai you’ll learn how to make and steam your own Bao Buns and how to prepare two different fillings too. During our online cooking class Mai will walk you through making your own Bao dough then how to roll it into buns and how to steam them. And you’ll learn how to marinate and  roast pork shoulder for Mai’s Char Siu filling as well as how to fry up a batch of Shrimp for a decadently delicious Peaches & Shrimp filling.

Class Fee: $45.00 plus GST (pricing is per device and allows multiple participants to attend using a single device).

Your Fee Includes: A 120 minute cooking class; a recipe pack including info on equipment needed; 7 day access to a recording of your class (you can extend your access to 30 days for an additional $5).

Upon purchase, your Zoom meeting link plus 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.

Our recipes are distributed manually. If you sign up within 24 hours of your class time, you may not receive the recipe before the class starts. A summary of ingredients required follows:

Ingredients for Bao: active dry yeast, sugar, all-purpose flour.

Ingredients for Char Siu*: 2 lb boneless pork shoulder, soy sauce, shaoxing wine/rice wine (you can also sake, or white wine), hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, honey, garlic, minced ginger, Chinese 5 spice powder, pepper, sesame oil, red food colouring (optional).

Ingredients for Peaches and Shrimp*: shrimp (peeled and deveined), salt, pepper, corn starch, mayonnaise, condensed milk, canned peach halves, frying oil.

Ingredients for Red Onion Quick Pickle*: red onions, beets (optional), white vinegar, sugar salt.

* Please note for a Vegetarian option, you can use Portobello & Shiitake Mushrooms, or Firm Tofu instead of the Pork we are using in our Char Siu filling. 

Please note: to book this class using a gift certificate or promotion code, please send us an email 

  • September 26, 2021
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Mountain Time (MT)
Details Price Qty
General Admission

This ticket is required and must be purchased.

$45.00 (CAD)*  
30 Day Access to Class Recording $5.00 (CAD)*  

* price does not include taxes



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.