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CKG7000

Course
CKG7000
Course Title
Basic Chinese Cooking

Description

Hong Kong native Alice Jenks returns to the Charlotte Cooks kitchen by students’ popular request. Join Alice to learn how easy it is to prepare Chinese food. You’ll leave with the the confidence to prepare a variety of popular dishes, including Sweet and Sour Chicken, Chinese Fried Rice, Chicken Lo Mein, Stir Fried Beef and much more! You will also enjoy a class field trip to an oriental market and Dim Sum Restaurant. As a bonus, you’ll take home a Charlotte Cooks recipe booklet.

Objectives

Learn to:

  • Select ingredients for Cantonese cooking from grocery store shelves
  • Identify Chinese cooking utensils, select seasonings and demonstrate cleaning, cutting, pre-seasoning, mixing, pre-cooking, stir frying, steaming, mix-boiling and deep frying.
  • Prepare chicken, pork, vegetable, beef and fish dishes, as well as soups and desserts.

Content

Chinese recipes, ingredients, techniques

Prerequisites

None

Method of Instruction

Lecture and demonstration

Evaluation

  • Exam:  no
  • Demonstration of Skills: no
  • Class Participation: yes