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Siem Reap Countryside Cooking Class

6 National Road, Siem Reap 17259, Cambodia
+855 99 266 008
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A brilliant insight into Cambodian cooking!

We had such a good time preparing our 3 dishes in a modest and friendly environment. The free trip... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
carlkiwi
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Much more than just a cooking class

This was truly a highlight of our holiday in Cambodia! The cooking class was amazing because we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Klára G
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Are you a food lover? If the answer is Yes then the Cambodian authentic food "AMOK" is The Best Ever! Visit me at the countryside, meet with the truly local people and try local dishes with the village chef. You will have the opportunity to visit the local market, we will cook the dishes together and of course we will taste the delicious food as well. The cooking is just a half-day activity and will do two times in a day: - Morning Class: 8.00Am to 12.00Pm - Afternoon Class: 2.00Pm to 6.00Pm The food that we are going to cook are below: - Starter: Fried Spring Roll - Main Course: Fish, Chicken, Pork or Beef Amok - Desert: Pumpkin Custard Countryside Cooking Class is a Unique Day Trip to escape away from the touristy place. Learn more Cambodian Cuisine and Culture, See more Real Cambodian Daily Life. It is more than just experience. This is a GLUTEN FREE CLASSES.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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6 National Road, Siem Reap 17259, Cambodia
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+855 99 266 008
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had such a good time preparing our 3 dishes in a modest and friendly environment. The free trip to the local mark beforehand was also a lot more authentic than those found in central Siem Reap and we learnt a lot from our guide....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was truly a highlight of our holiday in Cambodia! The cooking class was amazing because we first learned about local fruit, vegetable and other ingredients on the local market and then moved to the village to prepare the food with Ben and his staff....More

Thank Klára G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ben was a terrific guide. We started with a trip to the local market (authentic and devoid of tourists), where we learned a lot about Cambodian kitchen staples. Our group was adventurous, so we tried some crickets/beetles etc. while there. Then we arrived at the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a really nice tour through the local market, and afterwards we made really nice meals. I also liked that the leftovers will go to the 71 children you support to go to school through this projectMore

Thank Maaike D
Ben H, Owner at Siem Reap Countryside Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Maaike D, Thank you so much for your review our cooking class. It was a great pleasure to host you for the Cambodian cuisine while you were here in Siem Reap. I am very glad that you like the class and the food as...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off let's start off by talking about Ben and his staff. Ben is an amazing guy, with an even greater back story. He founded this cooking class not only as a way to expose Cambodian cuisine but as a way to support orphan children...More

Thank kn4d
Ben H, Owner at Siem Reap Countryside Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear kn4d, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I am very much appreciated for your brave enough to tried all those authentic insects at the local market. It was a superb to tried something new. Also, very happy to know that you like...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After spending hours (or days) hiking around temples, you might wonder what else there is to do in Siem Reap. Without question, this is that thing! Ben runs an amazing program that teaches local cooking techniques and recipes and uses it to support over 80...More

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Ben H, Owner at Siem Reap Countryside Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ben C, Thank you so much for your great review of our cooking class. Great to read and was imagination to a time your were here to cook with us, full of joy, laugh and eating lots of crickets and food. Thank you once...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First a man Ben who wants you to deeply benefits from Cambodgia and the village people. He will make you discover and understand a lot of things especially when visiting the local market. Then a very well organized half a day, well balanced between local...More

1  Thank CyMAhe
Ben H, Owner at Siem Reap Countryside Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear CyMAhe, Thank you so much for your good review for our cooking class. I am glad to be able to host your family during the visit to our country. Gladly to know that you like the tour, food and enjoy learning to cook in...More

Reviewed July 14, 2017

What a way to start our holiday in Cambodia!! Ben was great, really enjoyed our tour through the local market.The cooking class was exceptional, so many great flavours, the banana blossum starter was our absolute FAVOURITE! So yummy. Ben is a great guy and has...More

Thank mcassidy369
Ben H, Owner at Siem Reap Countryside Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear mcassidy369, Very much appreciated for your fantastic review to our cooking class. I am very glad that you like our class, food and enjoy the cooking as well. Thank you once again for your support to our class and the kids. Happy travel Ben

Reviewed July 14, 2017

Me and my husband booked in the countryside cooking class last month, it was a nice experience. And really appreciate Ben, who is the founder and also our guide for that day. He shared with us about his inspired story, and he brought us to...More

Thank Amanda Teh S
Ben H, Owner at Siem Reap Countryside Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Amanda The S, Thank you so much for your review to our cooking class. It was a great pleasure to be able to show you around my city and also for the Khmer Cuisine as well. Very much appreciated for your support and thank...More

Reviewed July 12, 2017

Brilliant tour round a proper authentic local market led by Ben who is hilarious and a great example of someone helping out the local Cambodian population. The cookery class was great and the food was really nice.More

Thank giovannidipaolo
Ben H, Owner at Siem Reap Countryside Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2017

Dear giovannidipaolo, Thank you so much for your review our booking class community. It was a great pleasure to host you for the Cambodian food and the local market tour as you wish to get away from the touristy places. It turn out quite well...More

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Understand that proceeds from the cooking class goes to help run the private orphanage that houses the kids. Not sure about percentage though...
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