Thai Cooking Class

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OTAO kitchen

OTAO kitchen

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If you're looking for fun things to do in Melbourne why not spend a few hours learning how to make Thai food at a fun and hands on cooking class.

This Thai cooking class is the perfect introduction if you want to learn how to make Thai food at home. After a refreshing arrival drink our expert chef will introduce you to Thai ingredients and give some demonstrations of cooking methods and techniques. You'll then get hands on and create your own dishes in a fun and social setting.

At the end of the class everyone will enjoy a communal lunch (made by you!) and will be able to kick back and relax with a glass of wine or beer in hand.

Sample menu:
- Green and Red Curry Making 
- Thai Salad Dressing
- Thai Squid Salad
- Green Papaya Salad
- Green Chicken Curry or Red Duck Curry
- Sweet Sticky Rice and Mango or In Fruits

Thai Essential Ingredients:
- Sauces: Fish sauce, soy sauce, sweet chilli, chilli sauce, rice vinegar, shrimp paste, coconut cream, milk
- Spices: Dry chilli, cumin, coriander seeds, cinnamon, cardamon, slaked lime
- Fresh spices: chilli, ginger, galangal, garlic, kaffir lime leaf, coriander roots, lemongrass, shallot
- Herbs: Vietnamese mints, Thai basil, spring onion, mint, perilla, Chinese chives
- Vegetable and Fruit: pineapple, spouts, red cabbage, carrot, daikon, cabbage, papaya, wong bok, mushroom, tofu, iceberg, Thai eggplant, mango, banana<
- Meat and Seafood: chicken, beef, pork neck, duck, shrimp
- Dry Goods and Starch: palm sugar, dry shallot, rice stick, sugar, pepper, salt, peanut (option), tomato paste, dry shrimp

On the day:
Please arrive 10 minutes before the scheduled start time of the class. We cannot accommodate or refund for those who arrival after the scheduled start time, even if you call ahead. The instructor will be expected to start on time and will not be able to repeat the health and safety and/or demonstrations at the beginning of the class.

Important info:
We can cater to different dietary requirements. If you need to cancel or reschedule a booking you must do this at least seven days before your class to cancel or reschedule. We are sorry that we cannot refund or rebook any cancellations made online or in person after this time. In the event that you are unwell we ask that you send someone in your place. The participants who are not unwell will still be expected to attend. Alternatively, if you provide notice prior to the class, you are welcome to collect the ingredients and online recipe to take home with you after the class. Please note that this may not be possible as fresh meats and seafoods in all cases.

Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:

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Perfect for beginners.

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All ingredients, tuition, a Thai feast with a glass of sparkling wine, and online recipes so you can recreate the dishes at home.

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Everything is provided. Just book, turn up and enjoy


Otao Kitchen

360 Victoria Street, Richmond, VIC


OTAO kitchen
OTAO kitchen

Chef Hà Nguyen began his career in Hanoi local restaurants and the Hilton Opera Hotel before travel, study and work in Wellington, New Zealand –New Zealand Diploma in Cookery and Bachelor in Hospitality Management at Wellington Institute of Technology. Chef Hà has started with Intercontinental Hotel Wellington, working with Twelve Apostles Lodge Walk developing menu for Alkina Lodge along Victoria’s Great Ocean Road, delivering nourishing and fresh menus to clients.

He believes that cooking, eating and sharing should be an experience, not just a meal. He created OTAO Kitchen as an extension of his passion for food and to share this passion with others. Food plays an important role in his Vietnamese culture heritage and is central to his family life. Sharing a meal with family and loved ones is a traditional and happy experience. He wishes to extend this experience to you and welcome you to OTAO Kitchen.

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