Mina's Cooking Classes
Mina's Cooking Classes
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  • Alexandra
    Rosmalen, The Netherlands8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Authentic cooking with the most gentle and inspiring host with views of rice fields..
    A warm gentle inspiring beautiful woman in her large, cosy clean authentic kitchen with views of the rice fields! Mina has a infinite knowlodge of Thai food and its preparations of which she tells about in perfect English. For adults, teenagers, younger children; i believe she is just a perfect host to everyone one. And the fooooood.. olala…
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written July 28, 2023
  • Gerald G
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wonderful Experience with Mina
    My wife and I booked Mina’s Cooking Class and it was beyond our expectations. Learning to cook traditional Thai Food is one thing, but to have such an incredible person in Mina sharing her recipes and techniques was truly amazing. We thoroughly enjoyed her kitchen and the great conversation. The food was absolutely amazing!! Highly recommend this to anyone who visits this island. Thanks Mina!
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written October 30, 2023
  • Grace B
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Authentic Thai cooking class
    Mina was so knowledgeable, welcoming and friendly! She was patient with us and answered all of our questions about Thai cooking. Her home is in a great location and easy to get to. We made a green curry, fish cakes, pad Thai and a banana coconut milk dessert, all of which was delicious, and easily the best Thai food we had had! Mina also showed us how to make red, yellow and panang curry, and presented us with recipes at the end. Mina showed us how to cook Thai food with heart, and I would recommend this course to anyone visiting Koh Yao Noi!
    Visited October 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written November 1, 2023
  • Barbora K
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    unforgettable
    Minas Cooking class is a must on the island! We spend our vacation on Koh Yao Yai, but I am very glad we visited this classon the neighbour island! Mina is very sympatic, kind and funny person, who passionate explain the chemistry of thai cuisine! Thanks for that experience❤️
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written November 26, 2023
  • Aanksu
    11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing night! 🧡
    Everyone should go to this cooking class! If you are planning to go cooking class, go to Koh yao noi and Mina's cooking class 🧡 Mina is a lovely person and she speaks good english. She teatches us how to cook thailand food and tell us about the dishes. Everything went so well and the food was amazing. We got cookerybook and slice knife with us 🧡 we loved it and you will not be dissapointed if you go there! 😍 Thank you Mina 🧡 Greetings for carrot girls from finland🥰
    Visited December 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written December 29, 2023
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TreeRiver
Los Angeles, CA3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
My husband and I recently took a trip to Thailand and we had the good fortune to book a cooking class with Mina. We absolutely LOVED it. Not only was the class fun but we learned a lot about Thai cooking. As expected we learned to execute the recipes we pre-selected but even more she taught us about the Thai aesthetic and style of cooking. Mina cooks with care and with lots of love.

She sent a taxi to pick us up at our hotel to bring us to her classroom that was comfortably nestled in a local neighborhood. We really enjoyed the intimate and comfortable surroundings of her kitchen while it was poured rain outside. Mina runs a very professional operation. An apron is provided for you during the cooking class. The kitchen was well appointed with everything that we needed to create our own authentic Thai meal under her tutelage. It was by far one of our most favorite, and one of the most DELICIOUS, meals that we had in Thailand. At the end of class, she gave us a free cookbook. We look forward to trying to repeat our successes at home. It was, without a doubt, one of the highlights of our trip. Do yourself a favor and go cook with Mina.
Written January 8, 2023
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moromo
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Family
Wow, wow, wow. This was possibly the biggest highlight of a trip full of highlights. Mina is an absolute gem of a woman and an incredible cook and teacher. My husband and I have been spending a week at the KoYao Island Resort (also highly recommended!) with our two teenage boys and decided to break things up with a cooking class one afternoon. If only we had more time to do it again! We made the best Thai food we’ve eaten in Thailand so far (fresh and homemade - what could be better?), and the best part is we got a cookbook to bring home as part of it, so we can do it again and again. We made pad Thai, chicken massaman curry, chicken larb salad, beef with chili and basil, and mango with sticky rice for dessert. Mina also taught us how to make our own coconut cream and milk (first press and second press - never knew…), and we could choose a special drink, so we had Thai iced coffee. The boys (and we) not only loved the food, they loved the process and gained new confidence in the kitchen. Speaking of the kitchen, it’s in Mina’s home close to the village, and through the big windows on both sides, you can gaze out at a rubber tree field on one side and rice paddies on the other. So so beautiful. And the kitchen is immaculate. She expertly walked us through all the ingredients, how to manipulate the combos to make different types of curries (red, green, yellow, Penang and Massaman), gave us jobs to do with each dish, and allowed the boys to really take part in the cooking process. Mina sat and chatted with us while we ate, and was just a total delight. She was so warm, friendly and open about her life and upbringing on KoYao Island. She felt like an old friend. Anyone who goes to KoYao should DEFINITELY take a class with Mina. You will not regret it - and you’ll eat better forever. Teach a man to fish….THANK YOU for a wonderful afternoon we will never forget Mina!!
Written January 3, 2023
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Aanksu
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Everyone should go to this cooking class! If you are planning to go cooking class, go to Koh yao noi and Mina's cooking class 🧡
Mina is a lovely person and she speaks good english. She teatches us how to cook thailand food and tell us about the dishes. Everything went so well and the food was amazing.
We got cookerybook and slice knife with us 🧡 we loved it and you will not be dissapointed if you go there! 😍 Thank you Mina 🧡
Greetings for carrot girls from finland🥰
Written December 29, 2023
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Alexandra
Rosmalen, The Netherlands8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
A warm gentle inspiring beautiful woman in her large, cosy clean authentic kitchen with views of the rice fields! Mina has a infinite knowlodge of Thai food and its preparations of which she tells about in perfect English. For adults, teenagers, younger children; i believe she is just a perfect host to everyone one. And the fooooood.. olala…
Written July 29, 2023
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Grace B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Mina was so knowledgeable, welcoming and friendly!
She was patient with us and answered all of our questions about Thai cooking.
Her home is in a great location and easy to get to.

We made a green curry, fish cakes, pad Thai and a banana coconut milk dessert, all of which was delicious, and easily the best Thai food we had had!
Mina also showed us how to make red, yellow and panang curry, and presented us with recipes at the end.

Mina showed us how to cook Thai food with heart, and I would recommend this course to anyone visiting Koh Yao Noi!
Written November 2, 2023
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DJane Denise L
Hamburg, Germany3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
What a great experience to cook Thai food by Mina's Cooking Classes on Koh Yao Noi … it was very Yammy, good to understand and now i know, I have to wait - when I cooking!!! Because good meal takes time and I give the ingredients time to unfold … it was soooooo good! Thank you
Written February 2, 2023
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Barbora K
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Minas Cooking class is a must on the island! We spend our vacation on Koh Yao Yai, but I am very glad we visited this classon the neighbour island! Mina is very sympatic, kind and funny person, who passionate explain the chemistry of thai cuisine! Thanks for that experience❤️
Written November 26, 2023
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Grahame R
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
Mina is the most kindest and sweetest host. I highly recommend her class. It’s was my favourite experience in Thailand. I can now make coconut milk and cream and a great Thai curry. It’ll be the best food you eat here and not only that, you cook it!! Thank you Mina for a wonderful time and experience
Written January 5, 2020
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aschiffarth
Düsseldorf, Germany3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022 • Family
We had so much fun learning how to cook Thai dishes with Mina. Her place is so beautiful, decorative and clean. He explains every step and always has an answer to your question. She took her time with our children. They said „that was the best activity we did on Koh Yao Noi“. So we will definitely recommend her cooking class. We will come back. Thank you Mina for the great afternoon. Es war sehr LECKER!
Written February 10, 2022
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QualityFirst
Winterthur, Switzerland857 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022 • Friends
Top Cooking Class. Our family was the second time here. Again ,we had fun how Mina teached us real Thai Specialities. She speaks English, has a good portion of humor and is super organised.
Written May 13, 2022
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