Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy
Tour Comfort: Budget
A visit to Vietnam is a memorable experience and with the help of the Vietnam Cookery Centre you will be able to bring back home some of those memories. Prepare traditional Vietnamese dishes and re-experience authentic delightful Vietnamese cuisine together with your family and friends.
Wander around to observe the lively activities of the traditional market with the Chef, you will have chance to taste some fantastic local fruits and learn how to recognize the numerous herbs, different Vietnamese vegetables and ingredients in relation to the cooking class. Afterward, transfer to Vietnam Cookery Centre to learn more about the most popular Vietnamese dishes. You will be taught the correct blending of the many ingredients and spices to create the famous “nuoc mam” (fish sauce). You will also learn more about the cooking of the multitude of different rice.
Apart from the preparation and cooking under the Chef’s guidance, you will be introduced to the traditional Vietnamese kitchen with cooking utensils, which still resemble the Vietnamese way of life. You will learn about the oriental science of Yin-Yang (even applied in cooking) and the history of Vietnamese cuisine with its roots in the Imperial City of Hue and its various influences from both Western and other Eastern cultures. Finally you will understand the intricacies of the Vietnamese dining etiquette and the technique to master the chopsticks!