The Napalai Thai Cooking School is relatively new, having arrived here in 2013, but we always receive good feedback from our clients. They run a schedule of 3 classes most days, morning, afternoon and evening classes and their afternoon class is value for money at just 1,000THB.
Key Points: Pick up time: various. Drop off time: various. Meal: eat what you cook. Price: 1,000 & 1,200 & 1,600 Baht.
You can choose either a morning, an afternoon or an evening cooking course. Morning pickup is at 8:30am, afternoon at 1:30pm, and evening at 5:00pm. Your English speaking teacher will cover the cultivation, harvesting and buying of the raw ingredients, and of course the preparing and cooking which mixes the ingredients into the exotic flavors we come to love about Thai cuisine. Please ask for allowances relating to your particular dietary needs such as allergies and religious orders.
The morning class (1) Choose for your first course either spicy & sour prawn soup or chicken in coconut milk soup or spicy and sour chicken soup. Next course choose either chicken fried noodles or stir fried chicken with cashew nuts or stir fried chicken with holy basil. As a side dish choose a plain or banana spring roll. For a salad dish choose to put together either papaya, spicy thai fruit or savory mince chicken. For a curry dish you can choose either green, red or phaenang and you’ll mix your own paste also. As a sweet you can choose to make either sticky rice mangoes or banana in coconut milk.
Note, you will have a chance to eat what you've prepared quite early in the morning, so you may want to skip breakfast ! Price is 1,200 Baht. Pick up time is 08:30.
The afternoon class (2) Choose for your first course either spicy & sour prawn soup or chicken in coconut milk soup. Next course choose either chicken fried noodles or stir fried chicken with cashew nuts. For a curry dish you can choose either green or red and you’ll mix your own paste also. As a sweet you can choose to make either sticky rice mangoes or banana in coconut milk. Price is 1,000 Baht. Pick up time is 13:30.
The evening class (3) Choose for your first course either fried noodles in seafood gravy or fried thick noodles with vegetables and seafood. For a second course choose to make either prawns in tamarind sauce or chicken in pandan leaves. Your salad dish can be based on either seafood or beef. Your steamed fish course can be with either soy sauce or with lemon. Your curry dish can be based on your own made khao soi or massaman curry paste. As a sweet you can choose to make either sticky rice mangoes or deep fried bananas. Price is 1,600 Baht. Pick up time is 17:00.
After several hours of gastronomic delights, you’ll be taken back to your resort (with any food you have left over). At the end of all classes you will be given a souvenir recipe book to take home with you.