In Asian cuisines, dumplings are delicate, bite-sized treats of different fillings wrapped in a thin layer of dough. They can be both savoury and sweet, and may be boiled, steamed and fried – the choice is yours!

In this masterclass you’ll become your very own expert and be able to create savoury and sweet dumplings at home with ease.   We’ll create three types of vegan dumplings with our experienced chef, Lisa from Saucy Wench.  Check out below to find out more about the class, our teacher and the full menu.

A Taste of Tradition: Exploring the Art of Dumplings

Our Dumpling Class is all about having a great time while learning to make dumplings. You’ll have the chance to create these delicious, bite-sized treats in a friendly and enjoyable environment. We’re here to share the love and history of dumplings with you. Dumpling is very easy to make, it’s perfect for all levels of cooking expertise, so you can relax and enjoy the process without any stress

Whether you’re an experienced cook or just beginning your cooking journey, our Dumpling Class is designed for you and for everyone who are willing to learn. It’s going to be fun, where you can create your own delicious plant-based versions. At Wholesome Bellies all we want is for you to have a great food and great company.

What’s on the Dumplings Menu?

On the Dumplings Menu, you’ll find a delightful selection of dumplings to tantalize your taste buds. In this class, you get to prepare and enjoy both savory and sweet vegan dumplings. The menu includes:

  • Shitake Mushroom Dumplings
  • Garlic Chive Pot-Sticker Dumplings
  • Sticky Rice & Water Chestnut Steamed Shu Mai
  • Onde – Onde Sweet Dumplings

Each of these dumplings is 100% plant-based, ensuring a vegan-friendly. They are served with Saucy Wench’s exceptional vegan sauces, enhancing their taste and adding an extra layer of flavour to your dumpling creations.

Why Choose our Dumplings Class?

Why choose our Dumpling Class? Because it’s a great opportunity to learn from the expert in making dumplings, and explore something new. We’ve partnered with Lisa, who’s a pro at making dumplings, and she’s eager to show you how. In our class, you’ll get to create both savory and sweet vegan dumplings, all made with plant-based ingredients, including Lisa’s special sauces. Lisa will guide you with a friendly and enthusiastic approach, making sure you have a good time learning. While we can’t change the recipes for gluten-free needs, we’re here to make sure you have a fun and flavourful time.

Suitable for All Levels: A Feast for the Senses and Skills

Our Dumpling Class is perfect for everyone, even if you’re not a great chef yet. We keep it simple, using everyday ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions. This class is a fantastic way to spend time with like-minded people, creating a feast for your senses and your culinary skills.

You’ll learn the techniques and skills needed to create these tasty dumplings from scratch, adding a new culinary skill to your repertoire. It’s a fantastic opportunity to explore the world of dumplings and discover your love for making them.

Find at date for one for these classes

Our classes run over weekends, either a Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday mornings and afternoons.  Our schedule changes every month so be sure to check out dates as they pop up.

To check dates for our Dumpling Class Click HERE

Dietary Considerations

We understand that everyone has different dietary needs and preferences. Our Dumpling Class offers a plant-based culinary experience, which means it’s suitable for vegans and vegetarians. We use only plant-based ingredients, and all our dishes are free from animal products. However, please note that our class can’t be modified for those with gluten-free requirements. Our focus is on creating delicious, cruelty-free dumplings that are kind to the planet and accessible to everyone who shares our passion for food.

We also want to inform our participants that, as a vegan establishment, we often use nuts in our kitchen. While we take precautions to prevent cross-contamination, there may be traces of nuts in our dishes. It’s essential to keep this in mind, especially if you have nut allergies or sensitivities. Your safety and satisfaction are important to us, and we want to ensure that your experience at our Dumpling Class is enjoyable and worry-free. 

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Cooking Class Terms and Conditions

Classes at Wholesome Bellies are popular and often booked out weeks in advance.  We do offer options on rescheduling. Before booking in please read through the Ts & Cs HERE.

Our menus are based on seasonable products which means that from time to time some fresh ingredients may not be available.  In this instance we will always substitute with the best available option. 

Your Teacher

The Teacher: Lisa, the Saucy Wench

Lisa, aka the Saucy Wench, is the driving force behind Brisbane's beloved Saucy Wench range of Asian sauces and dumplings. Based in Brisbane, Lisa creates food of the highest quality, and her passion for food and quality is contagious. Her cooking experties has always been shaped by an abundance of good food, and her dedication is apparent in every delectable dish she prepares. With a desire to provide the finest quality food using Australian ingredients and share her knowledge of food heritage, Lisa is a vibrant human who adds a spark to everything she does. Her love for food and life is evident in every recipe and every bite of the scrumptious dishes she serves.