Graduate with the skills needed to create Thai feasts of the highest standards. At the same time, gain insights into the fascinating culture and traditions of Thailand. Enjoy as much personal interaction as possible. Regular classes are conducted in English and consist of a brief lecture followed by a demonstration and hands-on participation which is followed by a sumptuous meal.
Participants will stay in superior room, river wing of the world-renowned the Oriental. Have the additional pleasure of experiencing its luxurious facilities, including a massage at the luxury spa, superb dining venues, gardens, pools, and fabled riverside activities.
The Oriental has been renowned for over 130 years for its colonial-style ambiance on the bank of Chao Phrya, in Bangkoks centre. The legendary Thai Cooking School at the Oriental offers a year-round one-week program, perfect for hungry travelers to discover some of the most famous Thai delicacies, leaving enough time to explore the many sights of Bangkok.
Listed below are sample dishes that you will be cooking during the holidays.
Chicken in coconut milk soup
Tom kha gai
Chicken in pandan leaves
Gai haw bai toey
Dumpling with herbed crab
Green chicken curry
Gaeng kheaw waan gai
Green papaya salad
Grilled chicken in peanut sauce
Prawn red curry with pineapple
Gaeng khua supparot goong
Pumpkin in coconut milk
Spiced prawn soup
Tom yam goong
Steamed fish in spicy lime sauce
Pla nueng manao
Stir-fried chicken with cashew nuts
Gai phad medmamuang
Stir-fried pork with holy basil
Stir-fried squid with chili jam
Pla muek phad prig phao
Sweet and sour fish soup with ginger
Tom som pla
Sweet mango with sticky rice
Tempura lemongrass salad
Yam takhrai krob
Thai stir-fried noodle
Book your jet-lag massage at the Oriental spa at your own leisure. The Oriental spa had been awarded Best Spa in the World in Robb Report Worlds Best 30th Anniversary Issue in 2006 and Best Spa in a Hotel / Resort Worldwide by The Gallivanters Guide for Excellence in 2005.