If you by nature enjoy Vietnamese food and are interested in learning the art of Vietnamese cuisine from Hanoi chefs who are expert in teaching on Vietnamese – style cooking, Old Hanoi restaurant is now offering an authentic Vietnamese cooking course. In class, you will be equipped with your very own cooking station, without sharing with others and necessary cooking utensils, you also prepare and cook all dishes by yourself under the instruction of the chef from the beginning to the end.
09.00: Meet the chef in the restaurant, the cooking program will be discussed with the group.
9.15: Take a walking tour to Hang be market which is a lovely market in the heart of the old town. You will be fascinated with every step by the color, noise and the smells of the foods.
Stroll around to visit distinct food sections with their variety of herbs, vegetables, meat and sea food which brings you very close to the simple life. It is very interesting to see and to learn how a local woman chooses and buys the best quality of the fresh food from numerous food stalls in the market.
With a rattan hand basket, your job is to buy some herbs and spices for the cooking class (Herbs and spices are a very important part of authentic Vietnamese food)
10.00: Back to restaurant for a little rest, you will enjoy Hanoi filtered coffee or jasmine tea (coffee and tea are complimentary).
Raw food bought from the market will be washed and prepared quickly in the kitchen. Cooking methods and utensils will be placed properly on each table.