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Ban Hysok | Bookings: The Full Moon Cafe in the Old Town, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 20 55 699 429
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Something different for our holiday

My husband and I haven't done a cooking class before and we are so glad this was our first one. We... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2013
Donna M
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Cooking in Vientiane with Miss Nouk

Spending a day with Miss Nouk gave us a great insight into life in Vientiane. A visit to the... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2013
Perth, Australia
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Lao Experiences offers Lao cooking and culture in Nook's garden by the Mekong River. Learn about ingredients you will use to create your Lao lunch. Make a variety of popular Lao dishes using traditional implements and techniques. Learn secrets of making perfect sticky rice. Meet at The Full Moon Cafe at 8:00am for our Fresh Market Tour & Tasting, 10am for our Lao Cooking Course. Book and pay at The Full Moon Cafe (Rue Francois Ngin) Riverside Precinct the previous day.
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Ban Hysok | Bookings: The Full Moon Cafe in the Old Town, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 20 55 699 429
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

My husband and I haven't done a cooking class before and we are so glad this was our first one. We opted not to shop in the markets in the beginning (purely because we had so many early mornings before this and couldn't be bothered...More

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Spending a day with Miss Nouk gave us a great insight into life in Vientiane. A visit to the morning market was an education in the ingredients we would use later in our cooking. Who knew there were some many different qualities of rice? (Of...More

1  Thank mrswills1
Reviewed 9 October 2013

If you would like to know more about Lao cooking culture and how to make the faboulous dishes you are served in the restaurant, spend a half day with Lao Experience and you'll be ready to do this at home! They pick you up with...More

1  Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Spent the morning with our cook, Nuok, from the Full Moon cafe, Vientiane. After shopping at the best fresh food market in Vientiane, we were treated to Lao coffee and a mango pancake at a lovely family restaurant. It was then off to the cooking...More

1  Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We learnt how to cook real Lao food with chef Nook. She taught us how to cook the fish wrapped in the banana leaf, the sticky rice and how to make the dipping for it. The food tasted delicious.

Thank AndreaKLRM
Reviewed 6 September 2013 via mobile

What a wonderful experience. We booked through the Tourist Info centre and met there the next day for the class. The ride out to Nooks Kitchen was interesting, through villages, we would have never found it by ourselves !! Nook and her assistant made us...More

1  Thank HeatherAllan
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Thank you to iSpot for booking me a place with Nook's cooking school. We visited the market. There are five types of eggplant & so many fish sauces. I didn't buy any frogs or buffalo skins. The fish cutter is amazing! He guts, cleans &...More

2  Thank CindersO
Reviewed 24 August 2013

We found the Cooking with Nook experience through Trip Advisor and we are so grateful for those who have reviewed before us. We travelled with a family of five including our teenage son. I hear that you are able to book through the website or...More

1  Thank Bargie
Reviewed 22 August 2013

I was recently in Lao on business and had a free Saturday in Vientiane & decided to spend the day on a Lao Experience Market Tour and Cooking Class. What a wonderful day! Mook is a great guide, chef, teacher and personality. The market tour...More

1  Thank PipA1005
Reviewed 20 August 2013

Our family thoroughly enjoyed cooking with Nook. She is a delightful person and was very humerous, patient and organised. Well worth the money we spent, food was delicious as was the location and the company. Would recommend it to anyone wanting to learn how to...More

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