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Hoi An: Grandma's Home Cooking Class with Market Tour

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Embark on a journey into the heart of Hoi An Market and the countryside. Ride on a boat to visit your guide's family home where you will learn to cook delicious Vietnamese cuisine.


  • Immerse yourself in a Vietnamese Grandma's life
  • Visit the famous Hoi An Market
  • Learn everything about Vietnamese cuisine and culture


I will accompany you during the visit of the Hoi An market, where you will discover the exotic fruit and vegetables of Vietnam that are used in our tasty cuisine. We will discuss the numerous culinary and medicinal uses of spices and plants. You will also have the great opportunity to taste local fruit and snack. After, we will embark by boat ( about 35 minutes trip) to join my authentic family’s village on a small island on the river of Hoi An. Upon your arrival, you will be served a fresh and delicious fruit juice a typical Vietnamese fruit-based drink. While you enjoy your inviting drink, you will learn about the beautiful Vietnamese countryside life and meet Grandma. From here, we will go to my family’s home where you will begin your sophisticated cooking lesson. Learn how the rice paper, used in the succulent and popular fried eggroll, is prepared and learn how to prepare several typical dishes of this beautiful region: Banh Xeo (small rice flour crepes) a specialty of Hoi An. Grilled, marinated pork brochettes with a special sauce. Green papaya salad Fish is prepared according to a local recipe. * Vegetarian menu on request: Banh Xeo, Eggplant grilled, Green papaya salad, Mushroom, and tofu. Once this flavorful meal has been prepared, we will enjoy the meal in my grandmother’s garden. You will also be served pumpkin soup and “Xí Mà“ a dessert (black sesame pudding). We will then return to Hoi An by boat. During the tour, the guests will be lucky and amazed to discover ● Learn about exotic local products, fruits, vegetables, and herbs,... you can find in the Vietnamese markets. ● Discover the work with a demonstration of the old tools used to process the rice. ● Make your own rice paper in the traditional way. ● Learn how to prepare 4 unique dishes. (Vegetarian menu on request) ● Meet the generous countryside people and understand more about local life


2 Boat trips Visit Hoi An Market Food and ingredients Welcome drink Recipes Book

Important Information

  • Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hat. ( windbreaker from November to January ) Departure: 8:00 am Return: 3:00 pm Tour duration: 7 hours. Max 12 persons per group

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