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An overview of our Express Thai cooking classes
Our cooking school is known to vegetarians and vegans throughout the world. Our express class is a two hour class held at 3pm and 5pm.
May Kaidee's cooking school has been around since 1988 and we've proudly hosted thousands of students since then from over 50 different countries. Our express class is a great introduction to Thai cooking for those with a limited schedule.
3pm Class Schedule
3:00 PM - 3:10 PM Class Introduction
During this time students get acquainted with the instructor and fellow students.
Students are provided a bottle of water.
Course Material Overview
Each Student receives our special course notes to review, which is later read in more detail during the hands-on cooking phase.
3:10 PM - 3:30 PM Cutting Vegetables and Ingredient Preparation
Students begin by preparing some of the ingredients that will be used in the dishes they will prepare.
Discussion of Thai Spices and Herbs
The class begins with an introductory discussion of Thai ingredients, some brought directly from our organic garden.
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM How to Make Chili Paste
A lesson on making chili paste is taught after a discussion on Thai ingredients. Many students experience using a mortar and pestle for the first time, 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.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Main Lesson - Cooking 3 main recipes + peanut sauce
During the main lesson time you will learn to cook the following recipes:
· Tom Yum Soup
· Pad Thai
· Peanut Sauce
· Masaman Curry