Grandma's Home Cooking School

Grandma's Home Cooking School

Grandma's Home Cooking School
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9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
Sunday
9:00 AM - 3:45 PM
About
Let yourself unwind from the stresses of city life by immersing yourself in our tranquil organic farm and enjoy cooking course in Thai-style pavilions. Just 20 minutes away from the city center, Grandma’s Home Cooking School is located in a small charming village of Saraphi District. Start your morning by visiting local market; our instructors will introduce the basic ingredients used in Thai cuisine and how to select them. In our organic farm, you will learn more about Thai herbs and vegetables. Not only picking up some fresh ingredients by yourself, but also experience how to harvest mushroom, collect chicken eggs and enjoy a farming-life experience. Our cooking course offers famous Thai dishes such as Tom Yam (Hot and Sour Soup), Kang Kew Waan (Green Curry), Pad Thai (Stir Fried Rice Noodle), Gang Massaman (Massaman Curry), etc. Selecting one refreshment and one dish from our fives categories, appetizer, stir fry, soup, curry, and dessert.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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  • Gary P
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best Cooking Class Ever
    We have participated in cooking schools worldwide, and I rate this one #1 ! From hotel pickup, to tour of farm, instructor, to foods cooked it was first class. Love individual cook station where we prepped and made everything.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written November 3, 2023
  • Medusa16
    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom105 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great way to learn authentic Thai cooking.
    We absolutely loved our morning cooking class. Visiting a local market in the morning and then being introduced to fresh Thai ingredients being grown on the farm. Our host Garnet was incredibly helpful and patient with us as a group. We made three dishes, which we were able to choose from a selection, each having a soup, pad Thai and a curry, followed by mango sticky rice which was provided for us. The whole thing was seamless and very well organised, with pick up and drop off to our hotel. There was a photographer on site taking photos during the day, with free access via a QR code. We also received a digital cookbook to make our recipes at home. Would 100% recommend joining a class!
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written November 19, 2023
  • JSS
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An incredible experience
    We were picked up on time outside our hotel and dropped off at a market. We had an educational explanation of the ingredients we were going to be cooking with and then taken to what can only be described as paradise. The school location was beautiful. We had a tour of the allotments and had the opportunity to taste and smell different herbs and a tour of the very well looked after chickens and made use of their eggs for our recipes. Annie our guide/teacher was absolutely fantastic. I would advise you don’t eat beforehand as there was a huge amount of food. For half a day we were provided with an ice tea type refreshment and we made/ate Tom yum soup, pad Thai and curry. We were also given mango sticky rice at the end. I would 100% recommend.
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written December 10, 2023
  • Rod G
    Salem, Oregon133 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing day at Cooking School
    We were picked up promptly by our driver and after picking up other guests in our group we made our way to a local market to learn about some of the ingredients we would be using. We met our host, Patty, at the market and she explained the various produce and ingredients we would be using. We were given 15 minutes to explore on our own before getting back in the Van for our drive to the location for our cooking class. Patty was a very gracious host and did an excellent job at explaining each dish and assisting us where needed. We made a good variety of traditional Thai dishes and sat down to eat after each course. Overall our experience was wonderful. We all enjoyed our day cooking and learning about Thai cuisine. Highly recommended.
    Visited January 2024
    Traveled with family
    Written January 2, 2024
  • Mark P
    Tel Aviv, Israel6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Well worth the money and time
    Well this surpassed my expectations by a long way. Astounding value for money. Package included being picked up from our hotel. We booked a single place plus observer which was a good call as there was lots of food. Our cook spoke excellent English, was bright, funny and knowledgable. The resulting food was excellent (even although I say it myself!!). I didn’t realise what a good cook I am 😊. I hope I can replicate this in the ok.
    Visited January 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written January 9, 2024
  • John Graham
    Kemptville, Canada12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great cooking experience led by a wonderful instructor
    We booked the evening cooking class and the pickup at the hotel was right on time. We arrived at the school and were greeted by our instructor Noi who stayed with us the entire time. We went to our individual cooking stations and then went around the organic farm and gave us a lesson on the various ingredients we would use to prepare our meals. We were provided a menu card to select one of hot and sour or coconut soup, a pad thai, and either a curry dish or koi soi. The instructions on how to prepare each dish were clear and the results delicious. Noi was a spectacular host and made the experience one of our most memorable so far in our 10 week trip to Southeast Asia. I would definitely recommend this to anyone wanting to learn how to make Thai food.
    Visited January 2024
    Traveled as a couple
    Written January 29, 2024
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Joshua Elkin
Surrey, UK19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
This was one of our highlights in Chiang Mai! We were lucky enough to have Joy as our cooking teacher for the day, super friendly, funny and really informative. We were firstly taken to the local market to explore and learn about the products we were putting into our dishes. Then shortly after we arrived at the School’s farm where we saw all of the fresh vegetables/ingredients being grown. The grounds are absolutely stunning. Next, on to cooking the dishes! We signed up for the half day and got to pick 3 dishes we were making for the day. I went for the Coconut Soup, Pad Thai & Khao Soi. Unfortunately we didn’t have time to do the full day allowing you to make extra dishes but we did get a complementary drink & mango sticky rice dessert. It’s A LOT of food to get down you, so don’t eat much before!!
Written March 1, 2020
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John Graham
Kemptville, Canada12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
We booked the evening cooking class and the pickup at the hotel was right on time. We arrived at the school and were greeted by our instructor Noi who stayed with us the entire time. We went to our individual cooking stations and then went around the organic farm and gave us a lesson on the various ingredients we would use to prepare our meals.
We were provided a menu card to select one of hot and sour or coconut soup, a pad thai, and either a curry dish or koi soi. The instructions on how to prepare each dish were clear and the results delicious.
Noi was a spectacular host and made the experience one of our most memorable so far in our 10 week trip to Southeast Asia.
I would definitely recommend this to anyone wanting to learn how to make Thai food.
Written January 29, 2024
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JSS
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
We were picked up on time outside our hotel and dropped off at a market. We had an educational explanation of the ingredients we were going to be cooking with and then taken to what can only be described as paradise. The school location was beautiful. We had a tour of the allotments and had the opportunity to taste and smell different herbs and a tour of the very well looked after chickens and made use of their eggs for our recipes. Annie our guide/teacher was absolutely fantastic. I would advise you don’t eat beforehand as there was a huge amount of food. For half a day we were provided with an ice tea type refreshment and we made/ate Tom yum soup, pad Thai and curry. We were also given mango sticky rice at the end. I would 100% recommend.
Written December 11, 2023
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Julia B
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
Before cooking we got a little tour at the farm and learned about ingrediences which grow directly there. Afterwards everybody cooked 3 dishes: a soup, Pad Thai, Curry, and all together we did Mango Sticky Rice as dessert. So much nice food, which you even can take home, if you aren't able to eat all. I can really recomand for food lovers☺
Written November 19, 2022
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Medusa16
Greater Manchester, UK105 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
We absolutely loved our morning cooking class. Visiting a local market in the morning and then being introduced to fresh Thai ingredients being grown on the farm. Our host Garnet was incredibly helpful and patient with us as a group. We made three dishes, which we were able to choose from a selection, each having a soup, pad Thai and a curry, followed by mango sticky rice which was provided for us. The whole thing was seamless and very well organised, with pick up and drop off to our hotel. There was a photographer on site taking photos during the day, with free access via a QR code. We also received a digital cookbook to make our recipes at home. Would 100% recommend joining a class!
Written November 20, 2023
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Rod G
Salem, OR133 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
We were picked up promptly by our driver and after picking up other guests in our group we made our way to a local market to learn about some of the ingredients we would be using. We met our host, Patty, at the market and she explained the various produce and ingredients we would be using. We were given 15 minutes to explore on our own before getting back in the Van for our drive to the location for our cooking class. Patty was a very gracious host and did an excellent job at explaining each dish and assisting us where needed. We made a good variety of traditional Thai dishes and sat down to eat after each course. Overall our experience was wonderful. We all enjoyed our day cooking and learning about Thai cuisine. Highly recommended.
Written January 3, 2024
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Jane Pauline P
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
It was a perfect decision to choose Grandma’s home cooking school! Had an amazing time with them especially our chef/ teacher who is very friendly and funny. Can’t believe I was able to cook a very good 3 Thai dishes! It’s very easy to learn and our chef guided us all so well. Also did a tour at the local market and grandma’s garden. Drinking bottle water and very yummy iced tea is included. Couldn’t finish all I cooked but I was able to take away. What an amazing experience, thanks Grandma’s school for the great day! The mango sticky rice was served as dessert and was so good!
Written March 16, 2023
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Gary P
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
We have participated in cooking schools worldwide, and I rate this one #1 ! From hotel pickup, to tour of farm, instructor, to foods cooked it was first class.
Love individual cook station where we prepped and made everything.
Written November 3, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Mark P
Tel Aviv, Israel6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Well this surpassed my expectations by a long way. Astounding value for money.
Package included being picked up from our hotel. We booked a single place plus observer which was a good call as there was lots of food.
Our cook spoke excellent English, was bright, funny and knowledgable.
The resulting food was excellent (even although I say it myself!!). I didn’t realise what a good cook I am 😊. I hope I can replicate this in the ok.
Written January 9, 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

HTexas214
Austin, TX1,089 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
The cooking class was so much fun! The experience was great. Learning to cook one of my favorite dishes was so cool…Our instructor was was the best!!!! He really new his stuff snd explained every step in detail.

This was a great school I highly recommend this school.
Written March 8, 2023
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