Hoi An Culinary Tour 1 Day can secure all connoisseurs to relish the top symbolic food and experience the local culture as well as lifestyle. At the same time, the city day tour exhilarates you all via several antique sites of old houses, herb villages, beautiful lanterns, etc. More amazingly, the embedded cooking class in Morning Glory delivers the valuable hands-on experiences plus the reliable recipe. In particular, the morning market in Hoi An is so lively and authentic that you can mingle well with the local merchants and feel their hospitality. The journey along the streets can fulfill your interest in the local cuisine while your stomach stays happily and satisfactorily as there are lots of appetizing dishes to try. Look for the eateries of Cao Lau (a kind of traditional steamed noodle in Hoi An), Hoi An Chicken Rice, steamed rice cake, etc. Then, Hoi An Cooking Class at The Market Restaurant is enjoyable and informative enough to make you the promising cook who can cook in the crispy Hoi An pancake filled with pork, prawn, and bean sprout, or the mango salad.
The praiseworthy bonus of this one-day Hoi An Food Tour is the relaxing time at Tra Que Herb Village. There, you find the organic herbs and can taste the healthy herb drinks as well as the Vietnamese coffee. Furthermore, the stop at Hoi An Central Market urges you to buy the Vietnamese kitchenware before coming home. As cuisine is one the biggest highlights to feel in Hanoi, take your time to relish the top delicacies, and right from the first taste, you find it addictive to keep eating the whole dishes. The culinary art of Hoi An has been preserved well from generation to generation, ensuring you to taste the most Vietnamese traditional dishes of the Old Town. Enjoy happy mealtime!
In the morning, we start Hoi An culinary tour by visiting very impressive and busy fish market near Hoi An. The market is for wholesales for the best fish in the area that have been caught at night on the sea and sill so fresh. you will join to authentic cooking class in The Market Restaurant. We visit Hoi An’s colorful and bustling market where participants learn about the uses of different fresh noodles, how to recognize and buy fresh fish, herbs and their uses in Vietnam, fresh and dried spices – their uses in our recipes and medicinal purposes, rice and grains, see and taste exotic fruits.
On our return to The Market Restaurant we tour the many different Street Food counters, seeing live cooking demonstrations, learning how to make many different recipes with food tastings along the way. See bread for our Banh Mi or baguettes being made in front of you and then taste the baked bread fresh from the oven. Rice and water being ground to make rice water to make noodles, rice flour crepes, dumplings and rice paper dried on bamboo and grilled to eat with Hoi An chilli sauce. See our famous dish of Cao Lau, the noodles being made by hand and steamed over an open fire. We offer a choice of traditional Vietnamese teas served with homemade Hoi An cupcakes made freshly in front of you. Taste sweet treats and candy that we eat at Tet our Vietnamese New Year celebrations. And much more…
Hoi An Cooking Class at The Market Restaurant
The local Hoi An cooking tour runs about 2.5 hours – our cooking teachers first demonstrate each dish before we prepare the same dishes ourselves. After the lesson we sit down and eat what we have cooked. You will receive a copy of the recipes and a Vietnamese cooking utensil to take home.
Recipes: (Vegetarians are provided with replacement ingredients).
- Cabbage leaf parcels shrimp mousse in broth
- BBQ chicken & lime leaves
- Mango salad with prawns
- Crispy Hoi An Pancakes with pork, prawns & bean sprouts
In the afternoon visit to Tra Que herb village near Hoian. This village very famous for growing organic herb for supplying to Hoi An. You will interact with local farmer their and learn about different kind of herb and the way how they grow them. Visit to a local made bread factory before sample the most delicious Banh My in Vietnam at Banh My Phuong – the one had been highly recommended by well-known chef Anthony Bourdan. Then you will experience the strong Vietnamese Coffee in one of the local coffee shop in Hoi An. Our guide also available to take you for another walk back to Hoi An Central Market. It is very good place for buying the spices as well as interesting local tools for kitchen work. End of Hoi An culinary tour.