Uncover the ancient secrets of Chinese cuisine during this ideal market tour and cooking class in China's culinary capital, Beijing. Immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere of a local food market and gain a deeper understanding of the region's rich culinary culture and purchase fresh ingredients from friendly shopkeepers to use for later. Then, under the guidance of an expert chef, prepare local delicacies and delicious dishes inspired by recipes used for hundreds of years. Cook in the cosy environment of a local Beijing home and you'll soon master the techniques of sweet and sour pork and kung pao chicken, two of China's most recognisable dishes. After your time in the kitchen draws to a close, enjoy your efforts and tuck in to your own creations for lunch. If that wasn't enough, after lunch you'll be shown around the area's ancient hutong alleys and some of Beijing's most iconic food stores!