Workshops

Here’s where you’ll find info about classes to discover your inner dumpling maker. I teach at Melbourne’s best cooking schools and pop-up locations.  You can focus on making (and eating) dumplings because my wonderful assistant cleans up after us! 

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This is the Deluxe Dumpling Mania Masterclass 

and is exclusive to Trupp Cooking School. Let me teach you how to make dumplings wrapped in leaf, covered in rice and encased in wrappers made from scratch. Master pleating different shapes, the making of the translucent dough which is the basis of many yum cha dumplings and a variety of fillings. Trupp Cooking School DOES NOT handle bookings. Venue accessibility: stairs, no elevator/lift.

Single session, Sundays, 11am-4pm on 18 Jun, 17 Sep or 12 Nov

CLICK HERE for info & tickets


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Relish Mama Cooking School presents Dumpling Mania Hands-on Masterclass. 

Master the art of the dumpling with Lou Wonga great class for people with children or busy with careers. Voted one of the best cooking schools in Melbourne, Relish Mama is a wonderful place to learn to make dumplings (as well as an array of other cuisines)  Dates, info & tickets: CLICK HERE 


Wonton Mania is the essential workshop for absolute beginners

and especially for busy people as these dumplings can be easily made at home, freeze well and best of all, take just minutes from the freezer to pot to plate.  Transform the humble wonton wrapper into three different shaped dumplings, with three different fillings, cooked three different ways – boiling, steaming and deep-frying. Venue accessible for wheelchairs or walkers.

Sunday 4 Jun, 11am-3pm – sold out

Sunday 23 Jul, 11am-3pm 

CLICK HERE  for info & tickets via weteachme.com


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Dumpling Mania Masterclass at the Centre for Adult Education

is where you’ll discover your inner dumpling maker.  The “CAE” is just minutes from Flinders Street Station and is in the heart of the bustling Flinders Lane precinct.  Learn the secret of making translucent dough from scratch as well as mastering techniques of pleating different shapes.  This pop up masterclass takes place at the mezzanine level of the Journal Canteen, 253 Flinders Lane. When facing the lifts, there is a set of stairs to your right that will take you to your dumpling making adventure. Accessibility: stairs, no elevator/lift.

Sunday 25 Jun, 11am-3pm; CLICK HERE  for info & tickets on the CAE website



 Seafood Dumpling Mania Workshop

is where you’ll want to be if you love dumplings AND seafood. Master the making of the classic prawn wonton with a chili, sesame and peanut dressing, a fish dumpling infused with ginger and more. This is a pop-up workshop in South Melbourne. Venue accessible for wheelchairs or walkers

Sunday 9 July, 11am-3pm; CLICK HERE  for info & tickets via weteachme.com


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Vegan Dumpling Mania Workshop 

is the pop-up dumpling class in which you’ll eat your vegetables as dumplings. You will make wontons (using ready-made wrappers) as well as mastering the making of the translucent dough from scratch for a steamed dumpling and a yum cha favorite, the spring onion pancake. Hands-on learning in a small group ensures everyone will receive abundant personal instruction. Venue accessible for wheelchairs or walkers.

Sunday 6 Aug 11am-3pm; CLICK HERE for info & tickets via weteachme.com


Disclaimer re food allergies or intolerances: CLICK HERE


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