Preparation for Meat-free Gyoza making

We kindly ask you to prepare the following ingredients and equipment.
If you have anything not to be able to prepare, let us know in advance and we´ll be happy to suggest the substitute.
We use grams in our recipes.
Please prepare a Scale as possible as you can.

Ingredient (for 20 pieces )

Gyoza wrapper
140g /1 cup and 2 Tbsp  All-purpose flour (protein content of 8 to 10% ) 
60~63g / 1/4 cup and 1 tsp Water ( 43~45% of flour )
Starch (needed when you roll out the gyoza wrapper )

Gyoza filling
30g  Dried shiitake mushrooms
200g Cabbage (or Chinese cabbage )
50g Green onion ( or Chives )
20g Garlic
10g Ginger
2 pinches   Salt
1 Tbsp        Dark soy sauce
1 Tbsp        Miso
1/2 Tbsp   Sugar
1 Tbsp        Sesame oil
1 dash White pepper powder

Dipping sauce
Rice vinegar
Soy sauce
Chili oil
White pepper powder


2 Bowls (one for wrapper dough and the other is for fillings)
1 small cup (for water)
Scale or Measuring cups
Tablespoon & teaspoon
Plastic wrap
Slim rolling pin ( the small round stick is OK )
Frying pan & lid
Plate for gyoza

Make sure to prepare the following each ingredients before class.

1) Presoak dried shiitake mushrooms in a bowl of water until they become soft, and cut finely, then squeeze them well.

dried shiitake mushrooms
2) Mince the cabbage, green onion, garlic, and ginger into very small, fine pieces.
The cabbage and green onion pieces should be smaller than 1/8 inch pieces.
The garlic and ginger should be cut into very tiny pieces.

3) Weigh each ingredient (140g all-purpose flour, 60g water) individually. Using a scale is recommended if possible.

Using a food processor is recommended for cabbage cutting.
If you have no food processor, it’s recommended to mince the cabbage after boiling it for ten seconds.
Be sure to squeeze the cabbage well.

General Steps

  1. Make dough for gyoza wrappers
  2. Make the filling
  3. Prepare two types of dipping sauce
  4. Roll out gyoza wrappers and stuff
  5. Fry gyoza

Feel free to contact us at any time if you have any questions.
Looking forward to seeing you online.
Let´s get started for a fun time!
With love
Tomoko & Yuji