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Blue Butterfly Cooking Class

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Address: 69 Ma May Street, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District | Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Phone Number: +84 94 485 20 09
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Cooking class

What a fantastic class. Definitely book this one if you're after the real taste of Vietnam. The chef catered for both vegetarian and meat eaters. And cooked 5 sensational dishes... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic class. Definitely book this one if you're after the real taste of Vietnam. The chef catered for both vegetarian and meat eaters. And cooked 5 sensational dishes!! A trip to the food market and a very funny chef make this cooking class no 1 .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this class! It was really seeing into the food culture of the place, a tour of the markets to get the ingredients we would actually use in the class, and actually getting hands in to make some of the food. The teacher was fantastic. I have already tried a few of the things at home. Worth every cent

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Making patties, broth, banana flower salad and spring rolls with Chef Zhou in his historic restaurant was great fun - and even better, his tour of the wholesale market. You start off at the restaurant then go by rickshaw in convoy to the market and discover the herbs, spices meats etc of Vietnamese cuisine which the chef buys. Then back... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a must in Vietname. The best way to understand traditional food is to do a cooking class. I chose the Blue Butterfly because of the Menu they presented. In the class we learned how to make Pho, Spring rolls, Obama dish and Banana flower salad. The chef also took us to the market where we bought some of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I attended the cooking class a few days ago. We met with the head chef that conducted the cooking class and spent about 3hrs with him. Firstly he showed us how to make traditional Pho broth with fresh char grilled herbs and dry roasted spices. After about an hour we left the broth to simmer and took... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved being taken to market to buy produce and then lesson with Chef Zhung. He was very knowledgeable and had amazing stories and experiences to share. Food was amazing!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The cooking was fun, the chef and his team very nice, the kitchen clean! The 'trip to to market' did only include part of the shopping, it would have been fun to also join the rest of the shopping... I would not have needed the touristy rickshaw tour to the market...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Our group of 5 did a cooking class with Hung, and we were the only group that was there that time. First we made our own pho, and Hung patiently explained to us all the secrets and details of the herbs which were interesting. Then he took us to a wet market to shop for more ingredients and try the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I cannot say better things about my cooking class with Chef Minh. He is absolutely fantastic and makes you feel like you're in the kitchen with him. He starts by giving you a brief history of each dish and how they vary from region to region. We then took a stroll through the market to see all where the food... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

My partner and I booked a cooking class with mr Dzung, the head chef at Blue Butterfly restaurant. I 110% recommend this experience to anyone coming to Hanoi; especially if you don't have much time in the old quarter and want to see it all. We cooked amazing dishes full of flavour (we surprised ourselves on how well we did!!),... More 

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