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Phuket Thai Cooking Class

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Address: 82/23 | Khoktanod Road, PHUKET, Karon, Phuket 83100, Thailand
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+66 81 710 5250
11:00 - 05:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 05:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Whether Thai food is your favorite or cooking is your hobby, there is no...

Whether Thai food is your favorite or cooking is your hobby, there is no better way to learn Thai cooking once you are in Thailand. Phuket Thai Cooking is an ideal home-style learning environment which is different from most of the hotels and restaurants in Thailand. Come and join us to make your next vacation a culinary adventure and learn essential skills and techniques you can use everyday!

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We had a great time at the afternoon Thai Cooking Class with VJ on the 28/2/17. We made our own red curry paste from scratch and then made a chicken red curry, chicken with... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Danielle R
New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

We had a great time at the afternoon Thai Cooking Class with VJ on the 28/2/17. We made our own red curry paste from scratch and then made a chicken red curry, chicken with cashew nut strifry and tom yum goong. All recipes were easy and very yummy! VJ was a great instructor making the class both informative and fun!... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We had a lot of fun during this day with VJ: insightful your to local food market where we learned how to choose best items; meeting great classmates all around the world and, of course, cooking delicious Thai food! Highly recommend!

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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

I highly recommend this course, really professional, informal and yet so much fun. I chose the morning class with the market visit, which was a fantastic experience. I learnt so much about traditional Thai ingredients, how to choose products in the market and VJ's explanations were really useful. During the course we prepared green curry from scratch (the curry paste... More 

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Destin, Florida
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

I love Thai food and the opportunity to see the process from market to table was truly perfect. Book the morning class with VJ, so you get to go to the market and experience it fully. This is a fun and delicious way to spend a few hours in Phuket. A Must Do, so do not miss it!

Thank ChefJekyll
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

My husband and I had a great time cooking with VJ. She was so informative and made things fun and easy! We couldn't believe that we made our own green curry and that it tasted so good. It was so great to go to the market and look at the ingredients. I now have a better idea of what I... More 

Thank Natalie S
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Thank you for the amazing class VJ. Had an amazing time learning about the authentic Thai flavours and making red curry paste from scratch. I was very graciously accommodated when I booked via email as bookings fill up fast. Picked up on time. VJ was extremely patient and helpful and even provided me with halaal chicken as per my request.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed the cooking class from VJ. She speaks very good English and was very informative during the market tour. We learned a lot about the food culture. Definitely a highlight of my trip to Thailand and I feel comfortable/prepared to make a dish back home.

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

VJ is a great teacher. Our session started with an informative trip to the markets to buy fresh ingredients and finished after I had learned to cook three very tasty dishes.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

VJ, (family origins from India) is third (or fourth?) generation Thai and has a fantastic knowledge of the local area and the produce available. We (my partner and I) started the day with a tour of the local markets with VJ which included learning about the different proteins, vegetables, herbs, spices and chillies used in Thai cooking... and watching and... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Thai food is so easy to cook when you have VJ showing you the way! The reviews barely did the Phuket Thai Cooking Class justice - it was fun to learn how to make great Thai food, and we made so much that we barely had room for dinner! We made a curry powder from scratch and then turned it... More 

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