Discover the homemade food of China

Here are some of the best home-cooked dishes that you don’t typically find in restaurants. View our hosts below with whom you can share these authentic Chinese foods.

  1. Zha jiang mianzha jiang mian

    Hearty northern-style noodle dish with a braised minced pork, julienned vegetables and fermented bean paste sauce

  2. Hong shao rouHong shao rou

    Shanghai-style red braised pork belly, caramelized in a sauce of dark and light soy sauces, sugar, garlic and rice wine

  3. Gong pao ji deng Gong pao ji deng

    Classic Sichuan-style dish of chicken, peanuts and sichuan peppercorns found in restaurants and homes throughout Chengdu, the Sichuan province and beyond

  4. Xiao long baoXiao long bao

    This Shanghai dim sum specialty is filled with a hot, steaming broth and pork filling, traditionally dipped in a vinegar and soy sauce mixture

Traveling Spoon Experiences in China

Taste zha jiang mian, hong shao rou, gong pao ji deng, xiao long bao and other authentic Chinese dishes with our Traveling Spoon hosts across China.

Mike host Learn the art of dim sum in a professional cooking studio Enjoy authentic Chinese dishes like shen jian bao (pan-fried soup dumpling) with professional chef Mike in his cooking studio in Shanghai. Book your private experience today. Learn more.