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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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    Your hotel
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    Your hotel
    • 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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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Thank you Niti for the most amazing experience. My friend really wanted to do this and I was less interested and enthusiastic but thought I’d give it a go. I was so pleased I went with her and didn’t miss this. I have learned so...More

    Thank 477emmas
    Reviewed yesterday

    Informative, interesting and great fun. Excellent tour of the local market, instructions were clear, recipe book provided

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Nomad318611
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    This class definitely gives you value for your money. Definitely come very hungry because after about 6 out of 11 courses I was already very full! Going to the morning market was very informative and we got to try several local fruits along the way....More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Erin D
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We had a fantastic morning and afternoon cooking session with Thai Akha School! A fantastic walk through the local market wher we learn all about the different types of local fruits and veg! We tried some unusual fruits that we had seen at various bars...More

    Thank alexh283
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We decided to learn a bit more about Thai cooking and Thai Akha Kitchen certainly live your to their well-deserved reputation. Booking online was easy, comms with the office were also prompt as we had a couple of questions for them. We were picked up...More

    Thank TeamShaw
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    Saadia M
    10 September 2019|
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    Response from CamilleNekesa | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Saadia, No, there's not need to buy ingredients for the class (unless you want to buy for yourself at the market). We were all picked up from our hostels/hotels but indeed were all located close to the old town.
    30 August 2019|
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    Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
    They picked us up at our hotel around 8:30am. Have fun! It was a great day.
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    • Thai Akha Cooking School
    • Duration: 6h
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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