Known as the most charming city in the central part of Vietnam, Hoian has more to offer than just its ancient history. Food and local recipe is one of the “must try” when you come to Hoian ancient town. Let’s learn the yummy foods and try to be a good cook. All is featured in our cooking tours in Hoian.

  • • PROGRAM NO.I

    + Starting at 9.00am, a chef-guided tour to the local colorful and crowded Hoi An Market from Dao Tien Restaurant River
    View, and experience the amazing sights, sounds and aromas of this busy place. You will have an opportunity to meet the
    local sellers and learn about the foodstuff to be prepared for the cooking lesson.+ The market tour will give you an insight not just into the scents and flavor of Vietnamese herbs and spices but also real
    market culture, how to bargain and where to buy your fresh foodstuff. The market place is the core of Vietnamese society.
    On the way back to the restaurant, we will take a walk along the busy river bank till An Hoi Bridge before boarding our
    private boat for a transfer across the river to the Restaurant, it takes about 25mins to 30 mins on the quiet river and you
    will see living activities of local fishing people. Upon arrival, you will receive a refreshing seasonal drink as a welcomed
    drink from our hospitality staff.
    We start our cooking lesson. The lesson runs for about 2 hours. The head chef first present a theory lesson, and then He
    demonstrates course by course according to the lesson plan, during his demonstrate He will ask some check questions to
    ensure that you understand what he does, of course you can ask questions at any time. You will see the finished courses
    and you will have plenty of opportunity to get involved and try your hand at reproducing the flavors.+ You can dine on the dishes you have just prepared. We will also supply you with a recipe containing all the information you need to reproduce an authentic taste as below:

    MENU and RECIPES:

    1. Steamed Rice Paper ( hand making)
    2. Fresh Spring Rolls with Pork
    3. Money Bags
    4. Braised Eggplant in Clay Pot with Garlic & Chili
    5. Grilled Marinated Fish in Banana Leaf

    During Cooking Class Included:

    1. + One Drink ( Soft drink, Local beer, water )
    2. + We provide for you to take away, recipes of our cooking class.
    3. + We provide your certificate from our Cooking School
    4. + Special gift
    5. + Enjoy the food you have just cooked.

    I am sure that, after this short training course, you will be able to prepare meal at home when you are entertainment guests, if you this correctly it will save your time and make your task satisfaction.
    (Please note that bookings made no later than the prior day are essential. The minimum number of people per lesson is two)

  • • PROGRAM NO.II

    ITINERARY for an unforgettable morning+ Dao Tien Restaurant River View offers you a memorable culinary experience.
    Spend a morning with us and learn the secrets of the Vietnamese kitchen.
    See how produce is grown, bought fresh daily at the market and then prepared into three delicious dishes.+ At 9.00 a.m. join us in the cool, quiet Dao Tien Restaurant with your choice of a traditional morning cup of Vietnamese coffee or espresso or cappuccino, or any kinds of soft drink if you prefer.
    After then our car (Bicycle, Motorbike) will take you on the short drive out to Tra Que village. It’s hard to remember what year you are in as you watch local farmers carry water and tend the gardens in the same way their ancestors have done for centuries. All the vegetables and herbs are organically grown. They are picked each day to supply the Hoi An market.
    After a refreshing special local herbal drink in a local house, drive back into Hoi An for a tour of the busy market. You will have an opportunity to meet the local sellers and learn about the foodstuff to be prepared for the cooking lesson.

    + The market tour will give you an insight not just into the scents and flavor of Vietnamese herbs and spices but also real market culture, how to bargain and where to buy your fresh foodstuff. The market place is the core of Vietnamese society. Watch the rituals played out every morning as local women shop for the days produce, bartering, laughing and sharing gossip.
    The market is the hub of village life.

    + Back at the Dao Tien Restaurant, freshen up and prepare for two hours cooking class.  You will learn to prepare dishes, giving you a sound understanding of the ingredients and flavors used in Vietnamese cooking.
    At the end of the morning sit down with your friends and enjoy a delightful lunch prepared by you!

    MENU and RECIPES:

    1. Steamed Rice Paper ( hand making)
    2. Fresh Spring Rolls with Pork
    3. Money Bags
    4. Braised Eggplant in Clay Pot with Garlic & Chili
    5. Grilled Marinated Fish in Banana Leaf

    During Cooking Class Included:

    1. + One Drink ( Soft drink, Local beer, water )
    2. + We provide for you to take away, recipes of our cooking class.
    3. + We provide your certificate from our Cooking School
    4. + Special gift
    5. + Enjoy the food you have just cooked.

    (Please note that bookings made no later than the prior day are essential. The minimum number of people per lesson is two)

Deluxe – 31$ (Prepared your own Cook)

Premier – 40$ ( Prepared your own Cook)

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