Hmong Vegetarian Cooking Class

Authentic Hmong & Lao Vegetarian Cuisine

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$24.00 per guest
Hosted by Lao Thor

Highlights

  • Experience using traditional tools like wood fire and ceramic mortar to cook
  • Create and taste local foods rarely found in the restaurants
  • Use fresh local produce to cook
  • Enjoy the experience in the genuine warmth of a local's home

Inclusive of:

  • Entire experience, all equipment and ingredients you need
  • Pickup & Dropoff from Hotel
  • English Speaking Facilitator

Not Inclusive of:

  • Additional purchases
4.6 Out of 5
12 Reviews
Maddy Dahl United States
5
23 Apr, 2019

I loved how authentic and welcomed we felt even though we were entering their home. Both the host and the translator wer...

peter crawley Qatar
4
9 Apr, 2019

This is real traditional home cooking - open fire etc. everything starts from scratch - and you can omit the chilies an...

$US 24.00 per guest
3 hours
1 - 8 guest
Cancellation Policy: Moderate

Full refund available for cancellations made up to 24 hours prior to booking start time.

More About This Experience

In this course, you will sit down to a feast of authentic Laos cuisine and culture, explore the authenticity of Lao cuisine. You will head to a local's house and learn to cook your own vegetarian food. There are many cooking classes in Luang Prabang, but this is a special adventure to local cooking kitchen where you will get to see the host family in the cozy atmosphere and experience the original cooking way of Lao people with wood fire and ceramic mortar. This cooking class is designed especially for travellers who are looking for local food that can't be found in big popular restaurants in tourist area in Luang Prabang. You will be able to learn your choices of 2 Lao dishes and 3 dipping sauces of your choice, making a total of 5 dishes in one class. Simply let the host knows your preferences of dishes and sauces when you book, so that the host can prepare them accordingly. Lao dishes (Choose 2) 1.) Bamboo shoots soup Cooked with fresh bamboo shoots, young pumpkin, green squash, tomatoes, Yanang and Lao basil. 2.) Vegetable A mix of many kinds of vegetable with sesame and peanut 3.) Mushroom soup Fresh mushroom cooked with tomato and garlic 4.) Taro soup A hill tribe dish made with fresh taro and vegetable. Just the way Lao people love it. 5.) Fried Tofu Lao dipping sauces (Choose 3) 1.) Banana flower 2.) Rattan The rattan dip is popular because of its rich taste. You can't find this dip at any restaurant in Luang Prabang but at a local house. 3.) Eggplant Eggplant dip is one of the most common and usually available everywhere in Laos, it never fails to delight. 4.) Tomato A refreshing orange paste, the tomato dip is among foreigner's favorite because of its reduced spiciness and the zesty taste of tomatoes. 5.) Green Papaya salad Green papaya salad is a kind of sauce that Laotians love to eat during festivals, New Year celebration and other events in Laos. It's a supper spicy if you buy it at the market. 6.) Hog plum The hog plum dip is a special dip with bitter taste. You can find this dip anywhere in Luang Prabang. People believe that bitterness helps to protect our stomach.

Additional Information:

  • Wear comfortable clothes
  • Bring your own drinking water
  • Bring raincoat or umbrella if it’s rainy season (Rainy season is from May to mid October)
  • Pickup is included, please enter your pickup location during checkout

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Your Local Host

Lao Thor

Lao Thor is 57 years old and she is a hill tribe, Hmong. In her culture, cooking and preparing meals for the family members is the duty for women, so she has been cooking her hill tribe dishes and sauces for more t...

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12 reviews from people who took this experience

Maddy Dahl United States
5
23 Apr, 2019

I loved how authentic and welcomed we felt even though we were entering their home. Both the host and the translator were extremely helpful and welcoming. It was also great to learn some traditional techniques and enjoy a meal together.

peter crawley Qatar
4
9 Apr, 2019

This is real traditional home cooking - open fire etc. everything starts from scratch - and you can omit the chilies and ( sorry to say) msg.

Giulio Alberto Ghelfi Italy
5
6 Apr, 2019

It's an excellent opportunity to learn how to cook dishes of the Hmong and Lao tradition in a very genuine environment. Unforgettable. I recommend such an experience to everyone.

US$ 24.00 per guest
12 Reviews