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FUNTASTIC COOKING CLASS

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About

Founded by Summer Le, a New York Times featured food blogger based in Da Nang, this class is designed for all Vietnamese food enthusiasts who would like to learn basic Vietnamese cooking techniques to apply back at home.

Born and raised in Da Nang with more than 5 years of food blogging experience (her blog has been featured on the NY Times, Hong Kong’s Weekend Weekly magazine, Vietnam News, VTV3, VTV4, HTV7, HTV9, Tien Phong, Tuoi Tre…), Summer is knowledgeable about and proud of her hometown’s cuisine. Join her cooking class to not only learn how to cook like a Vietnamese local, but also gain insights into the Vietnamese eating culture. Our open kitchen is located on a beautiful rooftop overlooking My Khe beach and mountains.

Some lessons to take away from this class:

  • How to shop like a Vietnamese pro @local wet market
  • How to cook perfect rice on the stove from scratch (not rice cooker)
  • Vietnamese marinade techniques
  • Vietnamese dipping fish sauce
  • How Vietnamese make soup from almost any vegetable
  • The importance of family meals in Vietnamese culture
  • & many more + lots of fun!

Tour details

Sample menu: traditional 4-course Vietnamese family meal

  • Learn how to cook rice on the stove from scratch
  • Rau muống xào tỏi (stir-fried morning glory)
  • Thịt kho (caramelized pork)
  • Canh bí ngòi nhồi thịt (zucchini soup)
  • Banana icecream

Capacity: 

  • We try to run small classes of between 2-6 guests
  • Booking for private groups of more than 6 persons is possible.

Time: 3:30-6pm

Meet: K2/5 Hà Bổng street, Đà Nẵng (Funtastic Beach Hostel)

Pick up & drop off service:

  • 100,000VND/way to any hotels in the city center, Premier Village, Furama, Pullman, Fusion Maia (or you can easily take a taxi for $3-4/way)
  • 200,000/way to Hyatt and Vinpearl
  • 300,000/way to Intercontinental, Ocean Villas, Naman Retreat, Hoi An

Cost

US$35/person

  • 10% discount if you book both of our food tour and cooking class

Inclusions:

  • Welcome drink
  • Local market tour
  • Hands-on cooking demonstration and dinner
  • Local English speaking tour guide and chef
  • All recipes and notes
  • 2 minutes’ walk to My Khe beach and Free use of our shower facility (shampoo and towels provided)

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