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“Wonderful experience”

Phuket Cooking Academy
Phuket, Thailand
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Wonderful experience”
Reviewed 22 June 2012

We took the time to visit the Phuket Cooking Academy and really enjoyed the few hours spent with Ying and Lionel. We wish we had more time to spare to continue enjoying the settings, the classes and the very friendly atmosphere they provided us. The Thai cooking class was very informative; we went on a Tuesday and on the menu there was a number of our favorite dishes, coconut milk soup and duck red curry. The all experience started with a visit of the school and their herbal garden and then they gave us some homemade herbal refreshments and presented what was coming up. The cooking started with the presentation of the dishes by a Thai chef, and then we proceeded to make our own dishes with the great help of Ying and Lionel. Everything was perfect, stress free and perfectly organized to make you feel right at home. We left the school with many goodies, our certificate, recipe book to make more dishes at home and good memories. If you are holidaying in Phuket I would definitely recommend this experience, we also learned that Ying was a creative art teacher and gives art classes to kids so we will come back for more with the family. Thank you again for the good times.

Visited June 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“An informative and fun cooking class!!”
Reviewed 4 June 2012

I visited the Phuket Cooking Academy today and had a great time. We learned a delicious 6 course traditional Thai meal, which were coincidentally all of my favorite dishes! The owners of the cooking academy, Ying and Lionel, welcomed us into their cooking school/herb garden/farm/home and taught us everything we needed to know to go home and cook ourselves a wonderful Thai meal. The class started off with a demonstration by a Thai speaking chef, and then we were off to make each dish at our own station. Lionel and Ying were helpful in translating and explaining and we were lucky enough to have a small class with lots of help. However, the cooking school was definitely equipped for larger parties as its HUGE!! All the food we prepared was delicious and many of the herbs/vegetables were grown in their home garden. We had a nice time, with delicious home cooked food to take home, as well as a booklet of recipes, a graduation certificate and some great memories. Definitely recommend this to anyone!!

Visited June 2012
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