Hanoi cooking class tour 1 day


AM: CTV team will pick up you at hotel, and then transfer to the cooking class to meet the chef in the restaurant, the cooking program will be discussed with the group. Taking a little walk to Hang Be market which is a lovely market in the heart of the old town. You will be fascinated with every step by the color, noise and the smells of the foods.

Stroll around to visit distinct food sections with their variety of herbs, vegetables, meat and sea food which brings you very close to the simple life. It is very interesting to see and to learn how a local woman chooses and buys the best quality of the 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). Back to restaurant for a little rest, you will enjoy Hanoi filtered coffee or jasmine tea (coffee and tea are complimentary). Raw food bought from the market will be washed and prepared quickly in the kitchen. Cooking methods and utensils will be placed properly on each table.

Cooking Demonstration

Step 1: Recommend: Recommend the regular utensils in a Hanoi kitchen: Wok, chicken wire barbecue, clay pot, knife, chopping board, scoop and charcoal oven

Step 2: Prepare to cook: Washing hands with clean towel, wearing apron and plastic gloves

Step 3: Cook and enjoy: You will prepare and cook by yourself under the instruction of the chef from the beginning to the end, learning how to marinate and to spice will be the most crucial lesson. You will also enjoy decorating dishes with carrot flowers, lemon grass stems, banana leaves and curved chili. The authentic magical sauce mixed from fish sauce, water, sugar, lime, chili, garlic and herbs is very easy to make.

12.00: Have lunch with what you have cooked. The chef will taste and give a reward to the best dish

PM: After lunch, you will be transferred to visit the Temple of literature. Continue to visit Museum of Ethnology – the most interesting museum in Hanoi with many different things relating the 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups. After that, you will visit Hoan Kiem lake (Restore Sword Lake). The last place of the tour is taking a walk for few minutes to visit The old quarter of Hanoi, and coming back hotel at 5.30 PM

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