Cooking Class in China
One of the fastest ways to learn about a new city and culture is through its food, and what better way to dive into the local cuisine than by getting hands-on? The cooking classes provide the opportunity to learn about Chinese food culture, cooking techniques and regional cuisine. If you like Chinese food, you can take part in our Food Culture Tours and experience the tailor-made Cooking Class in China. From stir-frying and braising to steaming and red cooking, you will learn to use traditional Chinese techniques.
Eight Great Regional Cuisines in China
- Shandong(Lu) Cuisine
- Sichuan(Chuan) Cuisine
- Cantonese(Yue) Cuisine
- Fujian(Min) Cuisine
- Zhejiang(Zhe) Cuisine
- Hunan(Xiang) Cuisine
- Anhui(Hui) Cuisine
- Jiangsu Cuisine
Popular Chinese Dishes
Stir-Fried Rice Noodles
In 2010, a famous snack in Guangzhou was named the top 10 food of the year by the website Los Angeles Times.
Gong Bao Chicken:
Gong Bao Chicken is a representative dish of Sichuan cuisine. It is made from chicken breast, dried chilli and peanuts. It is spicy and delicious. Most foreign people would like to choose this dish as their favorite, which is almost a representative of Chinese cuisine.
Sweet and Sour Pork:
Sweet and sour pork are bright red color, sweet and sour, and tender inside. It is found in Zhejiang cuisine, Sichuan cuisine, Shandong cuisine and Halal cuisine. So it is not strange to be liked by foreign friends.
Spring rolls, a traditional Chinese snack, have a lot of influence in the hearts of foreigners. It is a traditional custom to eat spring rolls in our country.
There is a saying in China: no food is better than dumplings. And the variety of dumpling fillings includes the essence of Chinese culture. Dumpling is almost a nickname of China in foreigners’ minds.
Ma Po Bean Curd:
It is a famous dish in Sichuan cuisine. Not only Chinese people like to eat, but also foreigners do.
A lot of foreigners like to eat pasta, and there is absolutely nothing like wonton that is so delicate and refreshing in western food.
Because of the Guangdong people, Chow Mein is also deeply loved by foreigners.
It is one of the Chinese dishes that all foreign visitors will want to eat when they come to China. It is well-known at home and abroad for its good color and lustre, tender meat, smooth taste and fat but not greasy.
Food Culture Travel
Food is an integral part of Chinese culture and it should be an integral part of your trip too if you are a foodie who loves Chinese food. Don’t miss the famous local cuisine at the destination you stay. Most often, delicious food is with beautiful scenery. Beijing, Xian, Chengdu and Shanghai are famous food centers of China. Peking Roast Duck, Sichuan Hot Pot, Mapo Tofu, Kung Pao Chicken… Different cities have different local flavors and different food culture. Choose places to visit according to your preference. We have designed a series of China food tours for you. If you have enough time, you can visit several places to taste the great regional cuisine. Also, if you are interested enough, you can also have chances to make Chinese food.
Recommended Food Culture Tours:
Xian Evening Tour with Dumpling Dinner, Xian Tang Dynasty Show and City Night View
2 Days Beijing Highlights Tour with Beijing Roast Duck and Kong Fu Show
9 Days Beijing-Xian-Chengdu Small Group Tour
12 Days China Paradise Culture Tour by Train
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