Summary Easy Chinese Entertaining with Ching-He Huang

Ching is back at Leiths and this time she’ll be teaching students how to cook easy, delicious Chinese food which is sure to excite and impress your guests when entertaining at home!

All recipes will be from Ching's new book 'Wok On'; a celebration of the wok's versatility in braising, steaming, shallow frying, deep frying and stir frying.

One of the most influential voices in Chinese cookery, Ching has appeared on TV both in the UK and USA. She has a monthly slot on ITV's Lorraine, has featured regularly on BBC One's Saturday Kitchen and presented BBC Two's Exploring China alongside Ken Hom.

Master impressive yet simple dishes such as:

  • Hoisin Duck Taco
  • Scallops with Chinese Chives
  • Beef and Black Bean Sauce - A Cantonese classic
  • Macanese Chourico Fried Rice


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Class structure

Your day will comprise of a mixture of hands on cookery and demonstrations performed by the chef who is running the session. The exact format will vary from class to class depending on the style of cuisine and, in the case of visiting chefs, their individual teaching style.

Unless otherwise stated, you will be eating the food that you have cooked during your class for lunch, usually with wine or elderflower cordial around a communal table. If your class does not involve cooking lunch you will enjoy delicious sharing platters prepared by the school.

Allergies and dietary restrictions

Please call the school to discuss any relevant allergies with a member of staff. You can read our full policy on allergies and dietary restrictions here.

Practical info Easy Chinese Entertaining with Ching-He Huang

What is included:

  • Refreshments on arrival
  • A recipe booklet
  • All ingredients provided and weighed out for you in advance
  • Lunch of your own making or sharing platters prepared by the school, both with Louis Latour wines
  • We do the washing up!

What you need to bring:

  • Flat soled shoes
  • Long trousers and a long sleeved top are advisable

Allergies and dietary restrictions:

We are happy to make adjustments where possible. Some classes are however unsuitable for people with particular intolerances – where the menu would need to be completely different. We need 10 days' notice to be able to properly check the class and adjust the order accordingly. Please read our full policy on allergies and dietary restrictions here.

Ching-He Huang

Ching-He Huang

The hottest Chinese chef of the moment and known to her audience as 'Ching', international TV chef and cookery author, Ching-He Huang, is an ambassador for Chinese cooking around the globe.

Ching is recognised as a foodie entrepreneur having created her own food businesses. She has become the face of Chinese cookery internationally through her TV shows, books, tableware range and involvement in many high profile campaigns and causes.

Ching's culinary ethos centres on fresh, ethically sourced ingredients, Chinese heritage and modern flavours - her food is the perfect fusion of tradition and innovation. Ching makes Chinese cooking accessible and healthy, appealing to East and West alike.

To learn more about Ching from her website, click here

A limited number of cookbooks and woks will be available to purchase on the day of the class. However, if you'd like to buy these ahead of time, simply follow the links below:

* All prices correct at time of publishing. Please note that prices are likely to change at the end of each financial year (April).

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