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FOOD - THAILAND COOKING TOURS
Thailand is known for its exotically spicy and rich cuisine, and our Thailand cooking vacation focuses on teaching you how to cook some of Thailand’s most delicious meals, including tangy salads, rich, hearty soups, and delectable curries.
Our Thailand cooking trip includes daily breakfast, seven lunches, and 2 dinners. Two of the included lunches and one dinner will be meals that you learn to prepare yourself during the cooking classes. Our additional included meals allow you to enjoy the finest Thai food in remarkable settings.
During your Thai cooking classes, you will learn to cook the following dishes:
THAILAND COOKING CLASS 1:
* Phad Thai - Thai fried noodles
A stir-fry comprising rice noodles, tofu, bean sprouts, egg and prawns. This taste sensation uses the combination of sweet, sour and salty flavors to enhance the superbly contrasting textures.
* Tom Kha Gai - Chicken soup in coconut milk
A coconut-based soup with a similar taste palate to tom yum soup, this version is sweeter due to the addition of coconut milk.
* Phat Kra Pow Moo Sab
A delicious and spicy dish of wok-fried ground pork or chicken with basil.
* Ka Nom Krok - Coconut pancakes
Sweet and savory coconut pancakes garnished with green scallions, corn and cilantro
THAILAND COOKING CLASS 2:
* Nam Prik Gaeng Ped - Thai red curry paste
The original and classic Thai paste that is used in a variety of curry soup dishes.
* Kaeng Phed Gai - Red curry with chicken
Flavored with coconut milk and red curry- this dish is creamy, sweet, and spicy.
* Tom Yam Kung - Hot and sour prawn soup
A delicious sour soup-flavored with fresh lemongrass and aromatic kaffir lime leaves.
* Poh Piah - Spring Rolls
A medley of tofu, glass noodles, bean sprouts and veggies, rolled in spring roll sheets and deep fried.
* Kluai Bod Chii - Bananas in coconut milk
A sweet dessert of bananas simmered in coconut milk and sugar.
THAILAND COOKING CLASS 3:
* Som Tam - Papaya salad
This justly renowned Thai salad specialty is made by bruising julienned green papaya with garlic, small chilies, tomatoes and long beans in a clay mortar with a wooden pestle.
* Haw Mok Pla - Steamed fish with curry custard
This is a delectable combination of fish, red curry paste, kaffir lime leaves, sugar and coconut cream served in a banana leaf cup.
* Kao Soy - Chiangmai noodles
A Chiang Mai specialty, this egg noodle soup combines coconut curry soup with a tasty topping of crispy fried noodles. Served accompanied by pickled green mustard, shallots, limes and chili oil.
* Glauy Tawd - Thai-style banana fritters
Unlike the well known Western version, these Thai banana fritters use coconut batter and smaller, less ripe bananas that hold their shape and texture better when deep-frying.
* Decorative Vegetable Carving
Note: These menu items are subject to change