Viet Nam Cooking Class
If you enjoy Vietnamese food and are interested in learning the art of Vietnamese Cooking.at 9.00 Meet the chef in Orchid Restaurant & Cooking Class, he will then discuss the program with you .
Take a walk to Dong xuan market which is situated in the heart of the Old Quarter . You will be captivated by, the color, noise and aroma of the market ..
Stroll around to visit distinct food sections with their variety of herbs, vegetables, meat and sea food which brings you very close to life in Hanoi . It is very interesting to see and to learn how a local woman chooses and buys the best quality of fresh food from numerous food stalls in the market.
With a rattan hand basket, your job is to buy some herbs and spices for the cooking class (herbs and spices are a very important part of authentic Vietnamese food)
10.15: Back to the Restaurant & Cooking Class you can then enjoy a cup of Hanoi coffee, jasmine or lotus tea.(coffee and tea are complimentary).
Raw food bought from the market will be thoroughly washed and prepared . Cooking utensils will then be properly placed on each table ready to begin the cooking demonstration .
Recommended utensils in a Restaurant & Cooking Class:
Wok, chicken wire barbecue, clay pot, knife, chopping board, scoop and charcoal oven
Wash hands with a clean towel ,wear an apron and plastic gloves
Cook and enjoy
You will then prepare and cook by yourself under the instruction of the chef. from start to finish, learning how to marinate and to add spices to the ingredients is very important .to the lesson. You will also enjoy decorating dishes with carrot flowers, lemon grass stems, tomato rose flower and curved chilli.
The authentic sauce mixed from fish sauce, water, sugar, lime, chili, garlic and herbs is very easy to make.
11h30.: It is now time to enjoy the meal you have preprared.
(Very big portion)
The chef will taste and judge the best dish. You will then receive a Vietnamese cooking certificate, with the compliments of. the Orchid Restaurant & Cooking class
Your lesson with Restaurant & Cooking Class is guaranteed to be educational and memorable. You will go home happy with a high confidence to be able to set an elaborate dinner party for your friends and families back home.
- Catru - Vietnam Folklore Association