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Engaging cooking class

Luxi met us in the old part of town and we did a short market visit where she explained interesting... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2018
Richmond, Virginia
More than a culinary adventure...

A review on TripAdvisor will be never be able to cover how much fun the culinary tour is. One... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
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Rice & Friends Chinese cooking school offers hands-on Chinese cooking courses with English instruction in a beautiful open-air setup with mountain views. It is a very authentic and personal 5-hour cooking experience, including outdoor-market...more
1 HongLongJing, Dali 671000, China
+86 151 2526 4065
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All reviews dumplings at home rice culinary adventure market tour local market an excellent teacher learned how from scratch food tour learning how potatoes cucumber salad local vegetables dipping sauce amazing experience highlight of our trip
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

Luxi met us in the old part of town and we did a short market visit where she explained interesting items in the market. We then look a short ride on a local bus to her home. Her home was lovely and she is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

A review on TripAdvisor will be never be able to cover how much fun the culinary tour is. One should experience it for themselves! You will visit local markets and restaurants and see everything through different eyes. You might even get a glimpse of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Koen T
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

I have done destination cooking classes on other holidays and this is an example of the best type. Luxi is a very knowledgeable cook and provides lots of useful tips so you have a real chance of repeating the dish at home (including tips for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We took a one day culinary tour and cooking class with the wonderfull Luxi! She took us to a town next to Dali, we walked around with her and learned so much about the local life. The food stops along the way were delicious, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time with Luxi during our three day culinary adventure in Dali. All meals and snacks were delicious and the cooking courses were fun. It was great to try many different (and delicious) things that we wouldn't have discovered if not for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bianca H
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

The cooking class was very fun and interesting! Everyone prepares his own dish, so everyone experiences everything. The guide is excellent, her English is very clear, and she helps everyone. It is highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

We recently spent three days in and around Dali and this cooking class was definitely our highlight in this beautiful town! We decided to do this type of activity rather spontaneously, but thanks to Lu Xi's flexibility and responsiveness all the arrangements were a breeze...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dennis G
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This food experience is one of the highlights in Yunnan. Luxi flexibly customized a 1 day food tour for me, visiting some food producers, food market and an indigo workshop, also learning how to make local cheese called "Lushan", and Bai pizza "baba". After the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MaedaC4
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Luxi met us and took us on a brief tour of city on the way to the market. We learned so much in a short amount of time about some of the local dishes and fruits and vegetables. The cooking class was excellent. We learned...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We spent an amazing time with Luxi!! We took the Dumpling course, so interesting and delicious. We loved to go to the market to chose the ingredients and learn about the chinese culture. Luxi is a beautiful person, full of passion about the food, we...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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September 20, 2016|
Response from Katelan F | Reviewed this property |
It usually starts around 9 (she'll get in touch with you about the time) and goes until 12:30 or 1. You eat what you cook for lunch, which is really fun. It's definitely worth the time!