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Chiang Mai

Thai and Akha Cooking Class in Chiang Mai

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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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    • 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
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Having a guide take us through the farmers market in the morning was invaluable - I never would have known what any of the ingredients were without having them explained. There are several options of dishes to choose from, so there really is something for everyone's taste. The
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    Had a great morning, starting at the market was a treat. After exploring and picking up some ingredients for the day, we went to class. It was the perfect balance of cooking and instruction, we never felt overwhelmed or ignored. The instructors were great, and so was all the
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    Excellent instruction, facility, and food! Make sure to show up with an empty stomach, because you will cook and eat a ton! Jay was an awesome teacher.
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    I attended the morning cooking class. What a wonderful experience! We went to a local market in the morning and picked up ingredients. We then went back to the kitchen and learned how to make several dishes. The space where we cooked was exceptionally clean. The ingredients
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    We did the evening cooking class with Martha- our smart, funny, and talented (not to mention her English is wonderful) teacher. We made 10 different dishes over the course of about 5 hours. Everything was very clean and well organized. There was SO much food to eat, and
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    Key Details
    • Thai Akha Cooking School
    • Duration: 6h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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