Boiling Point – Todays Fresh Ramen

Are you ready to delve into Seattle’s hottest culinary trend and learn to make fresh Ramen at home?  Ramen is an Asian dish of luscious noodles, bathing in a steamy, hot, flavorful broth. In this hands-on class with the Master of Asian Flavor and Techniques, Chef Thanh Tang, you will learn the art of crafting fresh Ramen noodles and how to customize 4 different broths with  and assortment of Ramen toppings.

No more dried, cello packs! This Ramen is fresh, hot, traditional and very flavorful.

In this class we’ll make:

Handmade Ramen Noodles

Chashu Pork Belly 

Soy-Glazed Soft Boiled Eggs

Dashi Stock

Pork Bone Stock

We also turn some of the stock into Miso and Soy Sauce broths 

We encourage to build your bowls and try all 4!!

The Art of Sushi

Have you ever wanted to make sushi but didn’t know where to start?  Learn about sushi making from Chef Thanh Tang in our Art of Sushi Workshop where he will show you the proper tools and processes to make Nigiri, Maki, and Uramaki style sushi at home. We will discuss the best ingredients, where to shop and what combinations work best. Learn all the how-to’s from Asian expert, Chef Thanh Tang to customize your sushi-making at home.

You will be greeted with a bowl of Hot Miso Soup and 7-Flavor Edamame and your choice of beer, wine or sake.

Then you will get your hands busy, rolling and forming;

  • Shrimp and Mango Maki Rolls
  • Crab and Avocado Rolls
  • Spicy Tuna Nigiri

Dumplings? Dumpling?

Asian dumplings are a very versatile vehicle for juicy meats and savory vegetables. In this in-depth hands on class you will learn the difference between Cantonese and Shanghai style dumplings. Let Chef Thanh Tang teach you how to make three different kinds of dumpling wrappers, and fillings of pork, shrimp and vegetable, while learning the proper techniques of folding and pleating dumplings.  You will gain a range of skills from the basic understanding of Chinese ingredients to all the proper dough work.

Menu:

  • 蝦 餃 Har Gao – Shrimp Dumpling
  • 菜 苗 餃 Steamed Vegetable Dumpling
  • 小 籠 包 Little Dragon Soup Dumplings

Everyday Dumplings

This hands-on class is for anyone and everyone who loves dumplings and wants to make a quick meal at home any day of the week! Come join Chef Thanh Tang to chop, smash, crimp, fry, and poach your way into the delicious world of Asian dumplings .

Then enjoy the surprise of eating each of the dumplings, and the burst of eye popping flavors with a glass of wine or a cold beer.

  • Chicken Wontons in Ginger and Shiitake Broth
  • Pan-Fried and Steamed Shrimp and Vegetable Potstickers with a Sesame Soy Dipping Sauce (pictured)
  • Smashed Cucumber Salad
  • Fried Pork Wontons with Pineapple Sweet and Sour Sauce

Everyday Dumplings

This hands-on class is for anyone and everyone who loves dumplings and wants to make a quick meal at home any day of the week! Come join Chef Thanh Tang to chop, smash, crimp, fry, and poach your way into the delicious world of Asian dumplings .

Then enjoy the surprise of eating each of the dumplings, and the burst of eye popping flavors with a glass of wine or a cold beer.

  • Chicken Wontons in Ginger and Shiitake Broth
  • Pan-Fried and Steamed Shrimp and Vegetable Potstickers with a Sesame Soy Dipping Sauce (pictured)
  • Smashed Cucumber Salad
  • Fried Pork Wontons with Pineapple Sweet and Sour Sauce

Cake Shoppe Confessions – Classic Red Velvet Cake

Join us in this hands-on workshop where Pastry Chef Thanh will confess his secrets to baking, filling and frosting the perfect cake.  Students will learn the importance of creaming the ingredients, how to bake even, fluffy cake layers and tips to decorating like a pro.

Anytime of year a classic red velvet cake is a showstopper for dessert.  In this class we will be baking a Triple Layered Red Velvet Cake with Vanilla Bean-kissed Cream Cheese Frosting.

Each student will take home their own sweet creation – a 6” triple layered cake filled and frosted to perfection.

Street Food of Vietnam

Street food is essential to gastronomy all around the world, and Vietnam is a true foodie destination! With its vibrancy and bustle, Street Foods of Vietnam gives you real insight into the culture and country which was influenced by both China and France. Chef Thanh Tang brings Vietnam to you in this hands-on class where you will make and enjoy:

  • Gỏi Xoài Tôm Nướng
    (Green Mango Salad with Grilled Prawns)
  • Cánh Gà Chiên Bơ
    (Fried Chicken Wings in Spicy Butter Garlic Sauce (pictured))
  • Bò Cuốn Lá Lốt
    (Grilled Beef in Wild Pepper Leaves)
  • Nước Mắm Chua Ngọt
    (Dipping Sauce)

The French Macaron

French Macarons are elegant almond meringue cookie, sandwiched together with a light buttercream. They are the perfect small bite to serve with coffee or after dinner and they freeze well. In this hands-on class, learn the tricks to mastering these naturally gluten-free cookies and a go-to-recipe for a creamy Swiss buttercream you will want to use for frosting all your cakes. Previously the pastry chef at Poppy, Chef Thanh Tang will share the techniques for making the perfect macaron batter, how to pipe, fill and flavor the evenly-sized cookie.

You will make:

  • Classic Almond Shells with
  • Decadent Chocolate Ganache and
  • Satisfying Salted Caramel

Sample in class then take the rest home to impress family and friends.

Everyday Dumplings

This hands-on class is for anyone and everyone who loves dumplings and wants to make a quick meal at home. Come join Chef Thanh Tang and chop, smash, crimp, fry, and poach your way into the delicious world of Asian dumplings any day of the week. You will make and enjoy:

  • Chicken Wontons in Ginger and Shiitake Broth
  • Pan-Fried and Steamed Shrimp and Vegetable Potstickers with a Sesame Soy Dipping Sauce (pictured)
  • Smashed Cucumber Salad
  • Fried Pork Wontons with Pineapple Sweet and Sour Sauce