“In the pond, nothing’s more beautiful than the lotus, the flower of the dawn”
The red lotus symbolizes the heart and passion of Vietnamese culture. At The Vietnamese Cooking Class we draw upon the mystique of this national icon to deliver to you the ultimate Vietnamese culinary adventure!
It matters not your level of experience in the kitchen!
Whether you are new to the art of cooking, a well-weathered cook or you are considered the Master Chef of your home kitchen! You do not need to know what makes "Fish Sauce" so special in Vietnamese culture and so mysterious in flavor. We will teach you!
As long as you are curious about or have a love of Vietnamese cuisine, you have come to the right place! Let our heartfelt passion for Vietnamese culture and cuisine guide your desire to experience and learn the art of Vietnamese cooking.
Let our friendly English speaking chef and staffs share the knowledge that has been passed from generation to generation. From our parents to us, and now to you! We will guide you through food selection, preparation and the enjoyment of presentation and sharing that all combine for a most memorable Vietnamese cultural experience. With the skills you will acquire, you will return home with the ability and confidence to recreate and enjoy with friends and family your favorite food memories of Vietnam!
Choosing the right ingredients to use when preparing a traditional Vietnamese dish are of paramount importance. Throughout the cooking class, your personal chef will advise you on the secrets of selecting the perfect colors, shapes and smells to create your own special dishes in class!
Caramelized pork, eggs and vegetables served with jasmine rice
Meeting point is at 8:45 am at main gate ( with a big clock on the top of the gate) of Ben Thanh market. The chef will wear chef uniform with the logo " The Vietnamese Cooking Class" so you can recognize her easily.
Book now and receive your confirmation instantly. Please present your booking reference number at the cooking school.
Full refund will be issued for cancellation made at least 48 hours prior to the activity
The idea to book this particular cooking class came from a Kuala Lumpur Vlogger "So I'm Jenn". This cooking class was featured in her trip to Ho Chi Minh City so I decided to try it out. In Jenn's video the logo was featured which led me to scour the internet finding this exact company to book with. I found Chef My's class (The Vietnamese Cooking Class) on Cookly which is like a cooking class booking service similar to AirBnB for accommodations. I had messaged her via TripAdvisor and she was very responsive with pointing me in the right direction to book. Chef My is the brains behind this whole operation. I give her props for taking such risk and endeavor by starting her own cooking class on her own. Alongside her kitchen helper she hired, they operate an efficient class in a studio that holds up to 10-12 people. I got extremely lucky as I booked on a day and time where no one else booked so I got a private cooking lesson with Chef My. She promptly met me at Ben Thanh Market and we started the class/tour. She answered all my questions about the produce and live tanks as well has such a great relationship with vendors. She chooses the vendors who are friendly to her and her students. After the market tour Chef My spares no expense and taxied both of us to her studio where we start the cooking. She showed me how to cook: - Fresh spring rolls with pork, prawns, herbs and fresh rice noodles - Squid Glass Noodle Salad (changed from the original plan) - Crispy Vietnamese pancake with pork, prawns wrapped with fresh vegetables and fish sauce dipping sauce Each time we cooked, both of our stations were clean and setup for cooking. The kitchen helper was very efficient to change the stations when I was eating in the other room. There's AC and a washroom for those who are wondering. She has blackboard with what your going to be cooking and tags to her FB and IG. I admire entrepreneurs like Chef My as well as small business/local businesses like hers. They're the niche to any tourism sector. If you want to see pictures of the food, follow me on IG (TravellingSoon)
Perfekte Organisation und Vorbereitung. Wir waren nur zu zweit, einer kocht häufig, der andere eher wenig. Für uns beide war der Gang über den Markt sehr informativ und nur besondere Lebensmittel wurden gekauft. Danach ging es mit dem Taxi in das Kochstudio. Hier fand sich neben der Kochbereichen (innen und außen) ein Esszimmer mit Erfrischungsgetränken und Toilette. Der Kochkurs brachte für jeden ein gelungenes, leckeres Menü. Die englischsprachige Köchin war sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit. Wir können diesen Kurs nur empfehlen!!