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Thai and Akha Cooking Class in Chiang Mai

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US$ 32.00
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    What to Expect
    Receive a morning pickup from your Chiang Mai hotel and transfer to the cooking studio for your session. Depending on if you’ve selected the morning session you’ll also get to stop by a local Chiang Mai market to shop for fresh ingredients for your session.

    Once you arrive at the cooking site, you’ll begin to prepare a variety of dishes with the help of your Akha instructor. Not only will you get a glimpse into Akha culture and food, you’ll also learn about some of the Akha’s unique ingredients as well. During your session you will prepare 2 appetizers, a soup, a curry paste and curry, and 2 desserts, as well as several special Akha-style dishes like Akha Salad, Akha Soup, and ‘Sapi Thuong’ (tomato dipping sauce).

    You’ll finish the day by enjoying your home-cooked meal featuring all your recent creations. Before you leave, your host will provide a special souvenir cookbook you can use to recreate the dishes when you return home. Finish the day with a ride back to your Chiang Mai hotel.
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    Departure Point
    Your hotel
    Return Details
    Your hotel
    • Local market tour (only for morning class)
    • Individual cooking station
    • Akha Hill Tribe coffee
    • Full color cook book
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (only within 3 km from city area)
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Visitor are welcome
    • Come with empty stomach
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed today via mobile

    This was so much fun! I am traveling with a small group and this cooking class gave us a tour of traditional Thai cuisine in one night. JJ is super fun, thorough, patient, and somehow got me to fall in love with coconut milk (which...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Asiah H
    Reviewed today

    Chef JJ was thorough in his class. He thought of everything! Hedemonstrated great expertise in thai cuisine. You will leave completely full as there are many courses.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank AdelitaAldava
    Reviewed yesterday

    Great experience even with kids. I thought I might have a heart attack watching my 10-year-old wielding a large sharp knife and wok full of oil, but it turned out to be one of the best activities and my son felt so accomplished afterwards. He...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank babysharkdodododoo
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Great cooking class, we made so many different dishes. Very clear instructions and very tasty results:) Had a lot of fun learning about Thai cooking!

    Thank PaulineD1835
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    One of the best experiences during my travels. All the food tastes amazing and I learned a lot. We cooked 8 dishes! It really is advisable to not eat before.

    Thank 58jant
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    Saadia M
    10 September 2019|
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    Response from CamilleNekesa | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Saadia, No, there's not need to buy ingredients for the class (unless you want to buy for yourself at the market). We were all picked up from our hostels/hotels but indeed were all located close to the old town.
    30 August 2019|
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    Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
    They picked us up at our hotel around 8:30am. Have fun! It was a great day.
    16 August 2019|
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    Response from willie l | Reviewed this property |
    That question will be best answered by the cooking company. We brought along our mum who just sat there on the cough overusing the entire process but she was not allowed to participate. I would highly recommend that both of... More
    Key Details
    • Thai Akha Cooking School
    • Duration: 6h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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