*Home Cooking Class Hanoi*
“Cooking from 9.00- 13.00/ or 16.00- 20.00”
At 9.00/ or 16.00, our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in old quarter and drive 15 minutes to Awesome Homestay where the owner of Awesome Travel and his family living now.
Our hosts will warmly welcome you and introduce their members, lives. Tour guide then will teach you some simple phrases “local language” in 20 minutes, it is very important to help you get shopping skills and spending the currency “VND” with the friendly sellers.
You then will start walking to the local market only 10 minutes, then It’s great chance to buy local things by yourself and experience a variety of foods from all the groceries such as: herbs, spices, vegetables, meats, fishes, fruits which are so fresh. All things bring you very close to the simple life (herbs and spices are a very important part of authentic Vietnamese food), you will have fun time to communicate and use body language with locals, incredible and unforgettable memories. Do not forget to take some photos with them.
Around 11.00. Complete your shopping, we come back our home to prepare and cook by yourself under the instruction of the tour guide from the beginning to the end, learning how to marinate and to spice will be the most crucial lesson. You will also enjoy decorating dishes with carrot flowers, lemon grass stems, banana leaves and curved chili.The authentic magical sauce mixed from fish sauce, water, sugar, lime, chili, garlic and herbs is very easy to make.
At 12.00/ or 19.00, enjoy your meal with friendly time.
Around 13.00/ or 20.00, our tour guide will transfer you back your hotel and give you recipe if you want, see you again!
*Suggested dishes (or customize your interest)
– Green papaya salad “Banana flower salad”
– Fried spring rolls “Nem Ran”
– Steamed rice paper- roll pancake “Banh Cuon”
– Stir fried chicken with lemon grass (beef/ fish/ pork)
– Fried Vegetable (seasonal)
– Flower garnish or fruits carving
– Dessert (seasonal)
Tour cost in USD per person
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*Standard class included:
– Pick up hotel in old quarter with round trip.
– Vietnamese basic language in 20 minutes.
– Walking to traditional market.
– English tour guide & Shopping.
– Enjoy your cooked food with hosts.
– Free drinks (Hanoi beer, soft drink, coffee, local wine….)
*Superior class included:
– Standard class
– Cyclo riding “30 minutes on Eiffel Bridge from your hotel to our cooking place.
* Excluded: Tips for any good services, not compulsory (your appreciation).
+ Group Joining Tour: Maximum 8 guests.
+ Private tour/ or special booking: From 1- 40 guests.