Ever wonder how a piping hot bowl of Pho is made? Or how Vietnamese grill pork slices to perfection – making it a perfect companion with broken rice or rice noodle? Or how did they manage to make the world fall in love with Vietnamese culinary marvel that makes taste buds tinge?
Taste of Saigon will allow you to experience, taste and appreciate the intricacy in preparing Vietnamese dishes that stems all the way before the anti-American war, to the Victors who build the city, markets and then now.
Take a trip down memory lane with our Guide to the local market where it all started. Let the sights, sound, taste and smell transport you to another dimension and where all the fresh ingredients, herbs, spices mixes, sometimes in a weird way, creating a very distinct atmosphere that binds all Vietnamese together – their love for good food.
The magic happens from a 5 Star Kitchen of the humble abode of our Chef. Our Chef will let you in to her world – A true blue Vietnamese family. Experience where all the actual culinary marvel started – the homes of an everyday Vietnamese. She will reveal her secret to maintain a happy family, from preparing her kids favorite meal, to preparing late night snack for her hubby before he turns into an Angry Green Hulk, to whipping up everyday Vietnamese dishes for her family members. Dive deep down into her secret recipe, ingredients preparation and her passion for cooking and preparing meals that flutters the heart while conjuring new bonds of friendship.
Don’t miss this chance to experience wonderful culture of Vietnamese food scene from a local and learn the intricacy of Vietnam culinary masterpiece that we all have come to love, adore, respect.
Duration : 5 Hours
What's Included In This Class?
Itinerary (Click to expand)
12.30pm 13.00pm - 13.15pm: 13.15pm - 14.00pm: 14.00pm - 16.00pm: 16.00pm - 17.00pm: 17.00pm:
Pickup from your hotel
Depart from 555 Tran Hung Dao Cau Kho Ward district 1. You have the option to leave your luggages at our place. Enjoy a sip of our homemade recipe of our famous lemon drink.
Lets go to the market the Vietnamese way. We'll hop on the bike, accompanied by our guide. Get down and dirty visiting our traditional market. We will let you enjoy the sights, sounds and smell of the market and introduce you to our local produce, herbs and spices.
It's cooking time! Ingredients and recipes are prepared by us and printed out. Our English speaking chef will whip out a few awesome dishes for you to try. She's no Gordan Ramsay, so please, ask all the questions you have :p
The fruit of our labor shall be feasted upon!
Chill around or get going, its up to you. But rest assured we shall not depart without a gift. Discover the hidden treasure and be merry with the new found friendship!
13.00pm - 13.15pm:
13.15pm - 14.00pm:
14.00pm - 16.00pm:
16.00pm - 17.00pm: