Hanoi is recognized as a rising destination for foodies. More and more international tour operators organize culinary trips to Vietnam with cooking classes in key cities like Hanoi, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City. In particularly Hanoi best caters for this kind of service. Take part in a hands-on cooking class in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Visit a neighborhood ‘wet’ market to learn about Vietnamese ingredients before proceeding to the home of a true Hanoian who learned her culinary skills from her grandmother, a former chef who once served the French elite, in the 1930’s. After visiting a local market to buy the day’s ingredients, learn how to prepare and cook true northern Vietnamese cuisine before sitting down to enjoy a delectable meal.
Cyclo ride from your hotel to hands-on cooking class you learn about the art of traditional Vietnamese cuisine in the Old Quarter with the locals in Hanoi. Visit a lively local market local market to buy ingredients. Once in the market, enjoy the daily activities and see the variety of goods on offer. Learn and buy some main ingredients and herbs used in the cooking class. Don a chef’s uniform for a hands-on cooking class demonstration. Learn how to make a number of regional delicacies, which may include Banana Flower Salad and Spring Rolls. After a half-day morning session, you enjoy a delicious feast of the dishes you created, and get to take a copy of the recipes home with you. Enjoy a cyclo tour of the city and head back to your hotel in this charming vehicle.