Red Bridge Cooking Class Hoi An
Have yourself a delicious adventure when you explore Hoi An’s culinary side. You’ll visit the colorful markets of Ancient Town, tour the school’s vegetable and herb garden, and enjoy a demonstration by Red Bridge’s chef before you recreate the dish yourself. Get a taste of Vietnam that you can recreate at home with this amazing tour!
up to 20 days in advance
- Duration: 5 hrs
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 8:15 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Free cancellation up to 20 days prior
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English,Vietnamese
Surround yourself with the beauty of Hoi An, Vietnam when you find yourself wandering through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ancient Town. Admire breathtaking rice paddy fields. Take the scenic route when you cycle through the region. Admire fishermen as they cast their nets with grace, ease, and a lifetime of experience. From temples to organic gardens, Hoi An is a garden of earthly delights.
A Delicious Itinerary
Every adventure has a beginning, and this cooking class is no exception. You can anticipate the following schedule during your foodie excursion:
At 08:15 A.M., you’ll enjoy a beverage at Hai Scout Cafe in Hoi An’s Ancient Town. From here, you’ll explore the main market and will have the opportunity to engage with local sellers as the teach you about the tantalizing ingredients and dishes they are offering.
Board Red Bridge’s boat for a pleasant 25-minute cruise along the Hoi An River to the Red Bridge Cooking School.
Upon arrival, you will be treated to a tour of the school’ls herb and vegetable garden. You will then learn about Hoi An’s, and Vietnam’s as a whole, most popular dishes.
Your cooking lesson lasts for approximately 2-hours, and includes an introduction to the art of Vietnamese food carving for plating/decorative purposes. The school’s chef will demonstrate how to prepare the dish first, then you will recreate the dish yourself. After all of the food is prepared, it’s time to sample your efforts.
Your meal concludes at approximately 13:00 P.M., at which time you will thank and bid farewell to your hosts, then transfer back to Central Hoi An.
What Does This Tasty Lesson Entail?
So what exactly are you making? An assortment of delightful dishes — all MSG free!
- Making fresh Rice Paper.
- Fresh Rice Paper Rolls of Shrimp.
- Crispy Hoi An Pancakes with Shrimp, Herbs, and a Peanut Sauce.
- Seafood Salad with Mixed Vietnamese Herbs, served in Half a Pineapple.
- Mi Quang Chicken Noodles.
- Food Decoration — Tomato Rose and Vietnamese Cucumber Hand Fan.
Your lunch also includes Steamed Ocean Fish on a bed of Freshly Chopped Vegetables; this dish is served, but is not one you will learn to prepare. What are you waiting for? It’s not everyday you get to go on such a tasty tour, so add this educational cultural exchange to your Vietnamese travel itinerary today!
What to Bring
- Non-alcoholic welcome drink at Hai Scout Cafe. - Local English speaking Guide/Chef. - Boat trip. - Non-Alcoholic Red Bridge drink and 1 bottle of water. - Lunchtime cooking demonstration. - All recipes and notes. - Transfer from Red Bridge Cooking School to central Hoi An.
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