Take A Cooking Class In Chiang Mai, Thailand
Going to Thailand? Take a Thai cooking class!
While I was in Chiang Mai, Thailand, I took a Thai cooking class with Classic Home Cooking School. The proprietress Vannee and her husband Meo were wonderful and I really enjoyed the class. With so many cooking schools in Chiang Mai, I picked theirs because they offer a 4-hour evening class which worked with my schedule.
On the afternoon of my course, Vannee picked me up via tuk-tuk at my hotel because their car was full. She was very motherly and sweet and held my hand to cross the road (too cute!!). Vannee and Meo took all the class participants (there was 5 of us altogether) to a local market to buy the ingredients for our cooking class. She taught us how to pick the produce and walked us through the market. After the market, we went to home which houses their cooking school.
Vanee the proprietress of Classic Home Cooking School
The class was pretty fairly simple. We each individually prepped our ingredients and then followed Vannee’s instructions per dish. We were allowed to choose 4 dishes each to learn. Everyone in my class (I was a 5th wheel with 2 other couples, haha) tried to choose a different dish so we could all share our meal as our dinner after the class.
Prepping ingredients for curry!
We had chosen a green curry, red curry, massaman curry, Panang curry, pad thai, egg rolls, mango sticky rice, and a couple of other things I can’t remember now. When we were finished cooking, we all ate together as a group and shared our dishes family style.
Each dish tasted good if not better than some of the Thai restaurants I eat at here in the United States. If there was one dish I wasn’t that happy about, it was my pad thai. It didn’t taste like the ones I had ordered in Thailand.
At the end of class, we were given a recipe book with all of our recipes and more. With all the recipes, we could open a Thai restaurant in our respective home countries. Joking!
If you are looking for a cooking class in Chiang Mai, I definitely recommend Classic Home Cooking School. I love Vannee and Meo!