Cooking Class is always the perfect choice for whom would like to mark the Vietnamese culinary during your Vietnam trip.
There’s no better way than having a wooden spoon in hands, with friends or family all around!
The emphasis is on seasonal traditional food which both tastes and looks delicious but is simple to prepare and recreate at home.
Meet our tour guide at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter to start this cooking class. By this manner, you can take a walk to local market which is situated in the heart of the Old Quarter .
You will time to discover how the Vietnamese people do food business and what the main ingredients for their meal are. By strolling around to visit distinct food sections with their variety of herbs, vegetables, meat and sea food which brings you very close to life in Hanoi .
Maybe, it will make you surprised to see how the local women does bargain and chooses the best quality of fresh food from numerous food stalls in the market. After this short walking, you will back to the restaurant you can then enjoy a cup of Hanoi coffee, jasmine or lotus tea.(coffee and tea are complimentary). Raw food bought from the market will be thoroughly washed and prepared . Cooking utensils will then be properly placed on each table ready to begin the cooking class. Cooking Class Let’s start by the short introduction about the utensils in a Hanoi kitchen.
After that, just wash your hand and do enjoy this cooking class. You will then, under the instruction of the Chef, prepare and cook by yourself.
From start to finish, learning how to marinate and to add spices to the ingredients is very important to the lesson. You will also enjoy decorating dishes with carrot flowers, lemon grass stems, tomato rose flower and curved chili. The authentic sauce mixed from fish sauce, water, sugar, lime, chili, garlic and herbs is very easy to make.
Finally, it is now time to enjoy the meal you have prepared. Set menu of cooking class Normally, we do always choose the most popular menu (3 dishes) that the guest can easy to learn and look.
Following is an example: Green papaya salad, Hanoi spring rolls, Stir fried chicken with lemon grass Pho
1. Option 1
BQ pork with noodles and fish sauce (Bun Cha)
Fried spring roll (Nem)
Bana flowers salad with chicken or green papaya salad with dried beef
2. Option 2
Chicken soup (Pho)
Green mango salad with seafood
3. For vegetarian
Spring roll (fresh or fried)
Tofu with tomato sauce
Eggplant with ginger sauce
“Che” (Vietnamese traditional dessert) or egg coffee
Remarks: Special food request is available. We are happy to cater for your food allergies or food preferences, please let us know in advance so that we can confirm the substituting dishes or ingredients.
Get picked up from your hotel
Take a walk to local market to buy ingredients
Getting a fascinating glimpse into local culture
Learn how to cook the real Vietnamese traditional food under the guidance of professional cook
Enjoy your own cooking creation and numerous food from instructor
Tasting unique and special local wines
End tour and get dropped off at your hotel