Cooking With Poo

Activity Emporium Suites 622 สุขุมวิท 24 Bangkok เลย 10110, Thailand Published on: 15-06-2016

08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
First-time visit
Private/Joined
5 hour
Van
Emporium Suites (622 Sukhumvit Road).
Highlight of the city
Activity
Half day Tour
Food & Cooking Class
43.00 USD

Cooking With Poo is good for

Good for family with kids Family with kids Good
Good for senior Senior Good
Good for couple Couple Good
Good for solo Solo Good
Good for group Group Good
Cooking with Poo is one of the best cooking class in Bangkok. Run by Kun Poo you will get amazing experience to learn about Thai cuisine and will never regret!

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Why Cooking With Poo is special ?

Khun Poo has been operating her own cooking school for the Bangkok tourist market under a community self-help program she built with four other residents. If you’re travelling on a budget, this is one of the obvious and best on-the-cheap options available to foreigners who want to learn how to cook and eat four Thai dishes in just 4 hours.


More importantly, your contribution to the school will assist in the long-term development of Klong Toey residents who live in difficult circumstances of urban poverty. Aside from the other cooking schools offered in Bangkok, this class gives you a unique and safe local experience in one of the city’s oldest and largest slums.


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What to explore at Cooking With Poo?

This cooking class is offered six days a week. During low season, the price for this half day class will cost $1000 Thai Baht pp. During the high season, the price will increase to $1200 Thai Baht pp.The tour begins with a visit to the local market to witness some of the bizarre, exotic, sweet, spicy and hot food items to be used for the class. Each meal begins with an introduction and demonstration. Individual cooking stations allow you — step-by-step — to show off or discover your hidden culinary talents. Hands-on instruction from Poo will give you a new appreciation for chopping, stirring, herbs and fresh aromas.

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Selling points

  • For an amazing experience
  • A must do when in Bangkok
  • The best Thai food with Poo
  • The Best cooking class in Bangkok
  • Thai cooking made easy
  • Fantatic cooking course with a vist to market
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Duration
5.0 days
Estimated
180.11 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
18 places

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Location

Address

Emporium Suites 622 สุขุมวิท 24 Bangkok เลย 10110, Thailand

Meeting point

Emporium Suites (622 Sukhumvit Road).

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Tips for you

  • If you are running late – please call Khun Poo on 0876863714. If you cannot attend, please do all possible to give us as much notice as possible so that they can allocate your booking to someone else. Please either email us at [email protected] or call the booking coordinator at 0982466095. If it is within 24 hours of the class please call Khun Poo on her mobile.
    Equipment
  • Classes are closed on Sundays, over Christmas and Songkran and also on ad-hoc occasions from time to time.
    Timming
  • Khun Poo is present at most but not every class session. On occasion, she turns the class over to her very capable and equally resilient team of local residents who have worked with her for several year now. They do NOT offer refunds in the case that Poo is not able to be present for some reason, whether professional (training, board meeting, etc.) or personal (sick, personal day, etc.).
    Other
  • If you have any allergies or you are vegetarian then please just email the company prior to the class (there is also a form you can fill out when making your booking) and they will adjust your menu accordingly.
    Experience
  • They normally only run morning sessions, however if you have a group of 8 people they can try to accommodate you in the afternoon - on a request basis only.
    Experience
  • To avoid disappointment, you should book at least 1 week, if not 2 weeks in advance.
    Reservation

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Many come to Thailand for its culinary attributes. If you're one of these, then cooking with Poo is a must-do activity. The day begins with a tour of Klong Toei market. Not only do you get to learn about the ingredients you will be using later in the morning, but you get a fantastic overview of Thai market culture, products and produce. Even those of you that are well-versed in cooking will learn more than you expected. Your group, which only includes about 10 people at a time (book in advance) then go to the Klong Toei neighborhood to Poo's kitchen. The original kitchen was destroyed in a fire, but the staff had an alternate site up and running almost immediately--they are dedicated professionals. Along the way you walk through one of Bangkok's poorer districts, opening your eyes to a Bangkok not most get to see. Do say hello to the locals and children. Unlike "slums" in other metropolises, you will feel welcome and safe. The workshop is masterfully organized. You learn to whip-up a 3-course meal in a matter of two hours. The best part: you get to eat your creations. They prepare recipes for you to take home as well. The cooking will also introduce you to basic Thai cooking techniques and aromatics. You'll definitely want to show off your skills as soon as you get home. The best part though: Poo and her staff. They were amazing in every way: welcoming, informative, funny, and energetic. They were superb ambassadors of Thailand, its people, and its culinary traditions. The proceeds go to the local community and help support activities for disadvantaged children and women in the community.

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