Learn to make xiao long bao in Taipei
Conventional wisdom would say that to truly understand a culture you need to eat its food. Better still, learn to make the local delicacy so that you can recreate it when you’re back at home.
In much of the western world, Christmas is synonymous with a roast and all the festive accompaniments. However, when in East Asia, steamed bao buns are one of the dishes of the day.
In this xiao long bao-making class at Taiwan’s Mandarin Oriental, Taipei, you’ll be helped to craft the gold standard of these iconic, bite-sized treats.
Under the skilled tutelage of the chef de cuisine of Michelin-starred restaurant Ya Ge, you’ll learn the secrets and shortcuts to making these Chinese buns, before sampling your own handiwork with a set menu dinner in this classically styled Cantonese eatery.
Dive into dumplings with our Xiao Long Bao-making course