Cooking class with local family (Half day Guided private tour)

Food, Wine & Nightlife in New Bagan
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Tour description

Family recipes are often the best ones! This private cooking class is taking place in the home of a local family, or more precisely in their garden. The host family knows all the secrets of Burmese flavors and traditional cuisine techniques. Spices, fruits and vegetables have been freshly selected at the morning market, the toughest part will be to choose which one to cook from the mouth-watering selection. The best moment will undoubtedly be when it is time to finally sit at the table and enjoy the meal. Bon appetit!

Highlights • Family friendly • Encounter and interaction with a local family • Fresh local products: spices, vegetables, fruits • Learn and practice the cooking techniques with the family • A delicious home-cooked meal Your guide will arrive to your hotel (either in Old or New Bagan) in the morning, 8.30 am for your cooking class experience for the half day. It’s off to the vibrant Nyaung Oo Market, where the locals come to trade fresh produce and other goods daily. You’re invited to a local home to join for Myanmar traditional cooking experience. Meet the friendly family who awaits in the humble kitchen while preparing array of ingredients for today’s cooking. Your host will briefly explain to you the local vegetables and herbs, handpicked in the garden or freshly brought back from the morning market. No doubt some products exclusively found in Bagan region will be on them menu today! While the host storms up the kitchen, you will find some time to share cooking methods, stories and some laughs. After a lesson about the traditional family recipes, it’s time to enjoy the meal together in the home garden. Explore the authentic taste Burmese cuisine in a cosy atmosphere. Don’t be afraid to finish your plate. Big consumption is a Myanmar way to show your appreciation to the host. After the half day activity around 12.30 pm, transfer back to your hotel by ending the tour.

What's included

  • Professional English speaking guide for half day
  • Transfer by air-conditioned private vehicle for half day
  • Cooking class fees
  • Taxes and service charge
  • Lunch

What's not included

  • All entrance fees
  • Personal expenses like foods and drinks etc.
  • Tips for guides and driver
  • Hotel transfer except Old or New Bagan
  • Any other services/items not mentioned in inclusions