Unleash your inner chef and dive into the art of dumpling making with a virtual dumpling class with Rockoly. This exciting journey is not only an exploration of flavors, but also a delightful discovery of rich cultural heritage and tradition and part of Virtual Cooking Workshops Menu Around The World | Rockoly.

A Dive Into The History Of Dumplings

Embarking on our culinary adventure, let’s first delve into the history of dumplings. This beloved comfort food has roots in numerous cultures worldwide, each adding its unique twist. The origin of dumplings is traced back to ancient China over 1800 years ago. From there, they spread to other parts of Asia and Europe, evolving to reflect local flavors and traditions. From Chinese jiaozi to Italian tortellini and Polish pierogi, the global love for dumplings is a testament to their delicious versatility.

The Art of Making Dumplings

Now, transitioning to the practical part of our journey, the virtual dumpling class offers a hands-on experience in dumpling making. From the comfort of your own kitchen, you’ll learn the techniques to mix, roll, fill, and fold the perfect dumplings. Guided by an expert instructor, you’ll gain insights into the nuances of dumpling preparation and cooking methods.

Virtual Dumpling Class: Pork and Cabbage Dumplings

Following the theoretical part, you’ll dive into a specific recipe: Pork and Cabbage Dumplings. Here’s a glimpse of the recipe you’ll master:


  • 1 cup ground pork
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Dumpling wrappers
  • 1 egg, beaten (for sealing dumplings)


  1. Mix together the pork, cabbage, green onions, ginger, soy sauce, and sesame oil.
  2. Lay out a dumpling wrapper and place a spoonful of the filling in the center.
  3. Brush the edges of the wrapper with the beaten egg.
  4. Fold and pinch the wrapper to seal the dumpling.
  5. Repeat with the remaining wrappers and filling.
  6. Steam, boil, or pan-fry the dumplings as per preference.

An Interactive and Fun Experience

As you progress, you’ll find that the virtual dumpling class offers an interactive, fun experience. You’ll have the chance to ask questions, clarify doubts, and even share a laugh or two with your online classmates. It’s a welcoming and enjoyable space for all, from seasoned home cooks to beginners venturing into the culinary world.

Virtual Dumpling Class: Culinary Skills and Beyond

In conclusion, joining a virtual dumpling class helps you build not just culinary skills, but also knowledge of a cultural staple enjoyed worldwide. It’s a testament to your gastronomic curiosity and a stepping stone towards becoming a more confident home cook.

Why wait? Sign up for a virtual dumpling class today. Embark on this culinary adventure, filled with the joy of cooking, the thrill of learning, and the satisfaction of savoring homemade dumplings. Let your journey into the delicious world of dumplings begin!

Virtual cooking workshop: Pumpkin Agnolotti

At Rockoly, we take pride in offering a Pumpkin Agnolotti cooking class that whisks you straight to the heart of Italy’s culinary tradition. This class focuses on mastering the art of crafting agnolotti, a type of pasta native to the Piedmont region of Italy, with a special seasonal twist – a rich, savory pumpkin filling. Under the guidance of our experienced chefs, you’ll learn the techniques to knead the perfect pasta dough, create the pumpkin filling, and shape your agnolotti to perfection. It’s not only a journey through the tantalizing flavors of Italian cuisine, but also a fun and interactive experience that nurtures your culinary skills. At the end of the class, you’ll have a plateful of homemade Pumpkin Agnolotti ready to impress and indulge. Immerse yourself in this delightful culinary experience, only at Rockoly.

Nicola Killops

Nicola Killops

Nicola is a former teacher and lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. She now writes full-time, with her partner, Justin. Nicola loves food, music, travel, and is a proud human and pet mom.