Hanoi is known as one of the best destinations for foodie, have a Vietnamese cooking class while traveling this city are many travelers’ favorite activity. Flavors of Hanoi is proud to offer excellent home-hosted private Hanoi Cooking Class, the experience provides a great introduction to a wet market, local ingredients, Vietnamese cooking traditions, and fun learning experience.
In our home-hosted private cooking class, you will meet your chef at a local market and shop for ingredients you will use to prepare your cooking lessons, and your meal. Regarding to what to cook, you can request to learn how to cook the dish you wish, or the chef will choose the menu based on what’s in season. We’ll have the menu shared when the cooking experience is being confirmed.
During the leisure walk exploring the local market, the chef will point out the different kinds of herds, vegetables and fruits typically used in Vietnamese dishes, including familiar ones such as lemon grass, green onions, hot chili and mints, as well as those that might be new to you, like Vietnamese coriander, piper lolot and purple perilla leaf.
Our chef will then walk you to the vast array of fresh vegetables on display in the market, where she may select some water spinach, bitter melons, banana flower and pumpkin leave. For your dessert, you may want to select some mangoes, oranges, dragon fruits and rambutans. Next, our chef will take you to her home where she will invite you to drink tea and introduce her home so that you get a peek at how a Vietnamese family lives before learning how to cook.
In the kitchen, our chef can teach you how to cook several typical Vietnamese dishes, such as banana flower salad, Vietnamese fried spring rolls, sautéed chicken with lemongrass, sour and spicy fish soup, and pumpkin flowers sautéed with garlic. Once the cooking is done, savor the rewards of your hard work!