Monday, 6 April 2015

Get Cooking on Your Layover: Asia

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Having a little fun at a cooking class in Chiang Mai, China
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Love food? Love to travel? Well, there's one great way for a foodie to come home from a trip abroad: ready to hit the kitchen ground running with new recipes and techniques.

Check out the first post in this series,
Get Cooking on Your Layover: Europe
for tips on taking cooking classes abroad
This is the second in our series to help you Get Cooking on Your Layover.

If you missed it, check out our first post. It's not only packed with cooking classes all over Europe, it has links to resources from Boots'nAll, Frommer's, Transitions Abroad, Travel+Leisure, Trip Advisor and more:

We are continuing the series with a look at cooking classes you can take during your travels in Asia.

Bangladesh
Dhaka: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals

Cambodia
Phnom Penh: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Siem Reap: Khmer Cooking Class
Siem Reap: Half-Day Cambodian Cooking Class
Siem Reap: Full-Day Cambodian Cooking Class

China 
Dimsum lesson in Hong Kong: Students from different countries attending Siu Mai lesson
Dim Sum class in Hong Kong
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Beijing: Foodie Walk
Beijing: Chinese Cooking Class and Market Tour
Beijing: Small Group Street Food Tour at Night
Chengdu: Sichuan Cooking Class
Hong Kong: Mediterranean Cuisine Private Cooking Class
Hong Kong: Southeast Asian Cooking Class
Hong Kong: Chinese Cooking Class Private Tour
Hong Kong Dim Sum Cooking Class
Hong Kong: Home Cooking Class with Wet Market Tour
Shanghai: Chinese Cooking Class in a Family Home
Shanghai: 3-Hour Authentic Chinese Cooking Class
Shanghai: Tea Tasting and Home Cooking Class
Shanghai: Chinese Half-Day Home Cooking Class
Shanghai: Half-Day Chinese Cooking Class
Shanghai: Dumpling Tasting Tour and Cooking Class
Xi'an: Dumpling Making and Family Cooking Class
Related resources - China
The best Chinese cooking classes in Beijing
Cooking classes in Shanghai
Learn Cooking in Yangshuo

India
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Cooking class in local home in India
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Bangalore: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Chandigarh: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Chennai: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Cochin: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Coimbatore: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Delhi: Private Cooking Class in Local Home
Delhi: Cultural Experience - Cook and Eat with a Local Family 
Delhi: Half-Day Cooking Adventure with Local Family
Delhi: 4-Hour Indian Cuisine Cooking Class and Lunch
Delhi: 5-Hour Hands-on Cooking Class with Meal
Delhi: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Goa: Rita's Gourmet Goa Half-Day Cookery Class
Goa: Rita's Gourmet Goa 3-Day Culinary Workshop
Goa: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Hyderabad: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Jaipur: Dinner With a Local Family (cooking observation)
Jaipur: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Kochi: South Indian Home Cooking Class
Kochi: Home Cooked Kochi: 3-Hour South Indian Food Tour
Kolkata: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Mumbai: Cooking Class 5-Hours
Mumbai: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Mysore: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Tezpur: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Udaipur: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Varanasi: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Related resources - India
12 Places to Take India Cooking Classes on a Culinary Holiday
Cookery and Hospitality Schools in India

Indonesia
Bali: Balinese Cooking Demonstration and Gulingan Village Countryside Tour
Bali: Cooking Class with Private Transfer
Ubud: Cooking Class with Private Transfer
Ubud: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals

Japan
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Cooking class in Kyoto
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Kyoto: Cooking Class
Kyoto: Sushi Making Class
Kyoto: Cooking Class Sake Tasting and Nishiki Food Market Walking Tour
Kyoto: Private Sushi and Tempura Cooking Class at a Local Home
Tokyo: Sushi Making and Tsukiji Fish Market Morning Tour from Tokyo
Tokyo: Soba Cooking Class at Tsukiji Soba Academy
Tokyo: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Related resources - Japan
Finding Cooking Classes Around Japan

Laos
Vientiane: Lao Cooking Class and Market Tour

Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur: Private Malaysian Cooking Class
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Cookery Lesson
Penang: Authentic Malaysia Cooking Tour

Nepal
Bhaktapur: Nepalese Cooking 4-Hour Workshop
Kathmandu: Swayambhunath and Durbar Square Cultural Walking Tour with Nepalese Cooking Lesson
Kathmandu: Traditional Nepalese Cooking Class
Kathmandu: Learn to Cook Like a Local in Thamel

Singapore
Singapore: Singaporean Cooking Class

South Korea
Seoul: Korean Beginner or Intermediate Cooking Class
Seoul: 2-Hour Kimchi and Bulgogi Cooking Class
Seoul: 2.5 Hours Korean Barbecue Cookery Class
Related resources - South Korea
Korean Cooking Classes - Korea Tourism

Sri Lanka
Colombo: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals

Taiwan
Taipei: Private Taiwanese Cooking Class and Market Tour

Bangkok
Thailand cooking class
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Bangkok: Thai Cooking Class
Bangkok: Baipai Thai Cooking School Class
Bangkok: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Chiang Mai: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Phuket: Thai Cookery School - Daily Cooking Classes
Phuket: Kata Thai Cooking Class
Related resources - Thailand
Learning to Cook — and Live — at a Cooking School in Thailand - Transitions Abroad
Cooking in Thailand - Transitions Abroad
Cooking Thai in Chiang Mai - Transitions Abroad

Vietnam
Cooking class #1, Saigon
Ho Chi Minh City cooking class
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Danang: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Hanoi: Vietnamese Cooking Class at Cooking Centre
Hanoi: Old Quarter 3-Hour Cooking Class with Lunch
Hanoi: 4-Hour Vietnamese Cooking Class
Hanoi: Half-Day Cooking Class
Hanoi: Cooking & Traditional Ceramic Village Day Tour
Hanoi Half-Day Northern Cuisine Cooking Class
Hanoi: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Hoi An: Culinary Tour and Cooking Class with River Cruise
Hoi An: Vietnamese Cooking Class and Ancient Town Walking Tour
Hoi An: Vietnamese Cooking Class at Green Bamboo School
Hoi An: Tra Que Village Cooking Class from Hoi An
Hoi An Half-Day Cooking Class and Market Tour
Hoi An: 5-Hour Cooking Class
Hoi An: Small Group Walking Tour & Cooking Class
Hoi An: Floating Cooking Class And Cruise: Half-Day Tour
Hoi An: Mỹ Sơn Full-Day Tour & Cookery Cruise
Hoi An: Half-Day Cooking Class
Hoi An: Tra Que Market Visit & Cooking Class - Full-Day from Hoi An
Hoi An: 3 Hour Cooking Class and Market Visit
Hoi An: Full-Day Cookery Class from Chan May Port
Ho Chi Minh City: Food Experience: Vietnamese Cooking Class and Market Tour
Ho Chi Minh City: Mekong Delta Day Trip with Cooking Class and Cai Be Floating Market
Ho Chi Minh City: Mekong Full-Day Vespa Tour and Cooking Class
Ho Chi Minh City: Half-Day Cooking Class
Ho Chi Minh City: Half-Day Local Cooking Course
Ho Chi Minh City: Cooking Class & Tour of Cu Chi Tunnels
Ho Chi Minh City: Cu Chi Full-Day Gardening and Cooking Experience
Ho Chi Minh City: Vietnamese Cooking Class with Market Visit
Ho Chi Minh City: Team-Building Cooking Class
Ho Chi Minh City: Traveling Spoon offers classes with locals
Related resources - Vietnam
An Useful Guidance for Cooking Class in Vietnam
Cooking classes in Hoi An


Related resources
Get Cooking on Your Layover: Europe
Layover City - our series of what to do on a layover in great cities
Looking for Love on a Layover
Go for a run? Go sightseeing? Why not do both?

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