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Morning Class Schedule
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Class Introduction
During this time students get acquainted with the instructor and fellow students.
Complimentary Fresh Fruit and Spring Water
Students are offered fresh fruit such as Papaya, Mango or Dragonfruit, and a bottle of spring water.
Course Material Overview
Each Student receives our special course notes booklet to review, which is later read in more detail during the hands-on cooking phase.
9:10 AM - 9:30 AM How to Make Chili Paste
A lesson on making chili paste is taught prior to the morning market trip. Many students for the first time have the experience of using a mortar and pestle for food preparation, which is a common tool in Thai cooking that liberates an array of scents and tastes from the fresh raw ingredients used in chili paste.
Discussion of Thai Spices and Herbs
An introductory discussion of Thai spices and herbs begins at the cooking school and continues during the open air market trip.
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Trip to Market
Students are taken to the local market to learn how to identify Thai ingredients. Students are introduced to a range of native vegetables and fruits, as well as oils and sauces important for Thai cooking.
Spring Roll Wrapper Production
Students are optionally taken to a local shop that specializes in making spring rolls. Students will see how spring roll wrappers are made rapidly on a specially designed hot pan.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Main Lesson - Cooking 8 recipes
During the main lesson time you will learn to cook the following recipes:
· Tom Yum Soup
· Tom Kha Soup
· Issan Vegetables
· Fried Vegetables with Ginger and Cashew Nuts
· Pad Thai
· Peanut Sauce
· Masaman Curry
· Green Curry
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Raw Food Recipes
Students are given a tutorial on making fresh spring rolls and papaya salad. Techniques are taught for the delicate steps to making fresh spring rolls as well as for making Papaya salad, known in Thai as "Som Tom."
Short Break and Group Discussion
Students are allowed a short time sit and rest, as well as discuss the techniques learned during the course.
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM Traditional Thai Dancing
Students are treated to a demonstration of traditional Thai dancing. Students are encouraged to participate and learn beginning steps.
Concluding remarks are made by the instructor and students may take notes at this time.
Stick Rice and Mango Dessert
Students are served a complementary Sticky Rice and Mango dessert.
* Note: Drinks ordered at this time cost extra and are not included with the class fee.