Khmer food is one of the major national identities that reflect the ways of life, thought, and mind of the Khmer people which are hidden in the taste of consumption of meat dishes and sweet food. When traveling in Cambodia, you should not miss chance to join half – day Cambodian cooking class from Siem Reap in order to understand fully Khmer culture through cooking Khmer food.
Joining this Cambodian cooking class, you will learn the secrets of authentic Cambodian cuisine with local chefs in this half-day cooking class departing from Siem Reap. You will head to a rural village for an interactive and hands-on class before creating your own traditional and delicious Cambodian meal. Try your hand at making delicious and authentic Cambodian meals, and learn the tips and tricks of the country’s traditional cuisine from your expert local chefs! After leaving from Siem Reap aboard a tuk tuk, you will arrive at a rural village after a short trip outside the city. Travel to Cambodia
Each cooking class starts with a visit to a local family. Along the way you will learn about the herbs and vegetables that are grown at most Khmer households and are used in daily cooking. Then, you will visit a local family’s home and take the opportunity to learn about food preparation in a Khmer home. Cambodia and Indochina holidays
Following this visit, you will head to a nearby pavilion to get your cooking class started. Together with your chef and guide you will create several dishes that you can then reproduce at home. Moreover, you also have chance to learn about the typical ingredients in Cambodian cooking and get the opportunity to experience Cambodian cooking first hand. Classes are completely hands-on. Everyone will have his or her own cooking station and equipment. Classes include a number of Cambodian different dishes, and a recipe card will be provided. At the end of the class you can sit back in the wooden pavilion, perched over a charming pond filled. Your dishes will be served to you one by one, letting you enjoy and compare dishes accompanied by a complimentary ice-cold beer, soft drink, or bottled water. After you have enjoyed your meal, a waiting tuk tuk will return you to the centrally located tour office.
With a morning cooking class, menu will include Cambodian Mango Salad (Using fresh and light ingredients, this is a perfect tropical feast and is salad everyone will enjoy), Fish Amok (Amok is on every visitors ‘must do’ list. Cooked in a young coconut, Amok is a smooth curry that can be made with either fish, chicken, or tofu) and Sticky Rice Balls with Palm Sugar and Grated Young Coconut. Whereas, afternoon class menu will include Prahet Chien (which is minced fish on sugar cane), Cambodian Curry (Unlike its Thai neighbor, Cambodian foods do not tend to be hot and spicy, relying instead on layers of fragrant spices) and Nom Tong Noun (which is Khmer brandy snaps. This delicious, slightly sweet treat is impossible to resist).
With a half – day Cambodia cooking class, you will have opportunities to join a 100% hands-on, interactive and authentic cooking experience in a Cambodian village, learn the tips and tricks behind Khmer cuisine from local chefs, take a cooking class in a beautiful outdoor location, go for a walk through the village and get an insight into the local way of life, meet a local family and visit their home, kitchen, and vegetable garden and after finishing the class, sit back and relax as your dishes are served to you. There will be more and more experiences that are waiting you to discover. They will bring you many memorable experiences with Cambodian culture, especially in Cambodian cuisine.
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