A cooking class can teach you in a matter of hours some of the most popular Vietnamese dishes. Take a guided trip to a colorful food market and learn about the local ingredients, including ‘nuoc mam’ (fish sauce) which is ubiquitous to Vietnamese cooking. Partake in a hands-on cooking class where you will learn and practice traditional techniques for creating delicious Vietnamese food before feasting on a delicious lunch of your creations.
The day begins with the Local Guide/Chef meeting you at West Gate of Ben Thanh Market. Ben Thanh Market is centrally located and known as one of liveliest and busiest in Saigon. Here you will learn more about the ingredients, Vietnamese herbs and spices and start collecting vegetables for your lesson.
After the market visit, you will be transferred to a Vietnam Cookery Centre; where you will learn the secrets of Vietnamese cuisine. Here you will take your cooking class it a traditional setting; and guests will be divided into small groups to enhance interaction.
At the completion of the lesson, you will sit down and enjoy the fruits of your labour. Each day different menus are prepared, so why not take another journey into the world of Vietnamese cuisine tomorrow.