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Dumplings & Flavors Along the Silk Road Feat. Jen Lin-Liu, Noted Cookbook Author and Cooking School Founder
Saturday, June 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm$100.00
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Learn how to make dumplings from China to Italy along the Silk Road and find out how the flavors, shapes, and sizes change as we move west. Author Jen Lin-Liu (On the Noodle Road) will teach Chinese dumplings, Central Asian manta (steamed dumplings filled with lamb), Turkish manti (small dumplings filled with beef), and Italian tortellini in this hands-on class in which you will learn how to make the pasta and wrappers, the fillings, and learn a range of dumpling cooking technique. (Please note that some vegetarian adaptations can be made for some but not all dumplings).
Jen Lin-Liu was born in Chicago and grew up in Southern California. She is the author of Serve the People: A Stir-Fried Journey Through China, On the Noodle Road: From Beijing to Rome with Love and Pasta, and the forthcoming The Notorious Mrs. Chao. She founded acclaimed Beijing cooking school Black Sesame Kitchen and is currently the events director at Chang Chang, a Chinese restaurant by Peter Chang in Dupont Circle.