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Bangkok: Thai Cooking Class with Authentic Market Experience

Product ID: 104723
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This cooking class combines classic Thai dishes with a creative twist. The class is located in Bangkok's flower market and will use ingredients which can be bought in the market. These include fruits, vegetables and of course edible flowers.
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Duration 4 hours
Starting time 9:01 AM
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Thai, English

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  • Learn how to cook classic Thai dishes and find out more about the local culture
  • Enjoy this cooking class based in Bangkok's famous Flower Market
  • Visit the market and shop for regional ingredients
Full description
This cooking class provides you not only with insights into Thai food and cooking, but also into the local culture. The course starts at 9:00 AM with an introduction to the key ingredients used in Thai cooking and is followed by a market tour, where the ingredients are picked out. The school is located in the market, so there is not far to go to start cooking!

Once back at the school, prepare four dishes under the following categories: appetizers, salad, stir fry and curry. Learn about the diversity of ingredients and how different dishes can be adapted using various ingredients. Apply this newly found knowledge through sessions of creating a salad and a Pad Thai masterclass, where you can get creative. At the end you will all sit down for lunch to enjoy the food you have worked hard to prepare. 

During the class you will typically learn the following dishes (subject to change):

• Miang Khum
• Seasonal Fruit Salad (savory) 
• Green or Red Curry
• Pad Thai with a twist

You will also have a few surprise snacks and drinks throughout the class as well as dessert.  The class is taught by an experienced Thai chef and the class size is limited to eight people per class, to maintain a personal learning experience.

  • All tuition by English speaking instructors
  • All food prepared during class
  • Market tour
  • Additional soft drinks
  • Access to our online recipe and resource page (after class)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up/drop off
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

The Market Experience Cooking School, Yodpiman Flower Market, 2nd floor. The location is the building between the main road and Yodpiman River Walk (the newer restaurant / shopping area by the river). • How to get here from the city center: take the river ferry and get off at Pak Klong Talad pier (pier N6/1). You can get the blue flag tourist ferry (40THB – first boat is 9am) or the local orange flag ferry (15THB – runs from early morning). If staying near a skytrain station you can get the Skytrain to Saphan Taksin and then the ferry. When you get off the ferry you will be in Yodpiman River Walk and need to walk straight into the main flower market.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The minimum age for participants is 10 years
• Suitable for vegetarians (all items have vegetarian substitutions)
• For specific dietary requirements please inform in advance

From US$ 71.14 per person

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