Pick you up from your hotel in downtown Shanghai in the morning and go shopping for raw matrial in the wet market. Then visit a local family, learn to cook three Chinese dishes and have the dishes as lunch. Transfer back to the hotel after the tour.
This tour need to be booked at least 3 days in advance. No refund for cancellation on the departure date.
There are three catagories: main dish, vegetable and dim sum. Each catagory has 3 options. You can only choose one course from each catagory. Overall, you can choose one main dish, one vegetable dish and one dim sum.
Main dish options: choose one only
Sweet and Sour Pork is one of the most famous dishes in China. You can tell from the name that the flavor of this dish is sweet and sour. The sweetness is from sugar and the ketchup and vinegar makes its yummy sour taste. The pork pieces are fried crispy. Kung-Pau Chicken is spicy chicken with peanuts. The chicken tastes tender and smooth. It is perhaps the most popular Chinese dish among the foreigners. The flavor of Fish-flavored Pork is created by chili sauce, salt, soy sauce, white sugar, green onions, ginger, and garlic together. This dish has a complex but delicious taste that is salty, sweet, sour, spicy, and fresh (not particularly fishy).
Sweet and Sour Pork
Fish Flavored Pork
Vegetable dish options: choose one only
The three vegetable options are: Fried potato shred with green pepper, Eggplant with soy sause and fresh vegetable dish. If you choose the third dish, you can choose the specific vegetable when you in the market and discuss how to cook with the chef.
Fried potato shred with green pepper
Eggplant with soy sause
Green Vegetable dish
Dim sum options: choose one only
The three dim sum dishes are Won-ton Soup, Green onion pancake and Fried noodles.
Green onion pancake