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Simple but flavorsome, Cambodian cuisine makes use of fresh fish from the Mekong and an abundance of Asian spices. Immerse yourself in Siem Reap’s culinary heritage as you enjoy a cooking class with a local chef in a typical Cambodian village, and enjoy a delicious 3-course lunch of traditional Khmer cuisine. Hotel pickup and drop-off make for a seamless experience, and a small group size means plenty of personal attention.
- Cambodian cooking class with a local chef
- Individual cooking stations: more hands-on experience
- Personalized experience: small group of up to eight people
- Hassle-free hotel pickup and round-trip transportation from Siem Reap
What to Expect
After pickup from your Siem Reap hotel, travel by tuk-tuk to the venue for your cooking class—a traditional rural village just outside of the city. Meet your host, a local chef, and set out to explore the village, stopping at a family home to gain insight into local life, customs, and cooking traditions. Your cooking class takes place in a nearby pavilion, where you’ll have your own cooking station and equipment. Under the guidance of your expert instructor, learn to prepare fresh fruits and vegetables, master the art of cooking the perfect rice, and discover popular local ingredients such as coconut leaves, sugar cane, and exotic spices. Finally, sit down to enjoy your home-cooked lunch, with three delicious courses accompanied by an cold beer or soft drink. At the end of your meal, your driver will be waiting to take you back to your hotel.
Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
Returns to original departure point
- Hotel pickup and drop-off by tuktuk
- Experienced local host/guide
- 3 course meal that you have prepared
- Small-groups ensuring attentive service and hands on experience
- Detailed recipe book for you to take home
- Bottled water and cold towel
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Most dietary and allergies can be catered for; please advise your requirements at the time of booking.
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I took part in a class as part of an optional excursion organised by my tour company APT. It was a delightful experience: the presenters told us about Cambodian ingredients and then we cooked and ate a three course meal. Finally, we were given a booklet with these recipes and…
Date of experience: March 2020
My wife and I were fortunate to be the only students during our lesson. Our teachers were knowledgeable and spoke good English. We had a lot of fun and enjoyed a great meal!
We had a lovely morning learning to prepare several Cambodian dishes. Well organized and planned experience. The chef and sou chef spoke English and made the experience very memorable. Would highly recommend!
Naiara P wrote a review Feb 2020Washington, District of Columbia, United States38 contributions23 helpful votes
I had a great time at the cooking class. The instructors were organized and warm, the space was bright and inviting. Highly recommend.
Date of experience: February 2020
Had a loverly afternoon with a friend doing a cooking class, we booked last minute and was just the two us, was all too easy, picked up at hotel and taken to the school which is beautiful, organized and clean. There were two teachers who’s English was fantastic and very kind. I…
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