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Archive for April, 2012

We had so much fun talking about how to cook Chinese food yesterday at the Missouri Botanical Garden for their herb festival. Thank you to all who attended and asked so many interesting questions. Due to popular requests, we have added a Chinese dumpling class on Sunday, May 6 at 12:30 pm. This hands-on cooking […]

Chinese dumplings are delicious when deep-fried, steamed, or poached, but the tastiest dumplings are a combination of fried and poached: pot stickers. There are several secrets to pot stickers: the filling must be made out of raw protein, a nonstick pan is crucial to keeping the dumpling from actually sticking to the pan, and poaching […]

Congratulations to Julie Malloy, who teaches our cake pop classes, for winning the Ladue News Cake Pop contest! Julie’s cake pops are made with homemade cake and icing and decorated for the seasons, including baby faces, butterflies, ice cream cones, and beach pops. Everyone who takes her classes learns the secrets of making fun and […]