Khao Cooking School

Learning to make Thai food at Khao Cooking School, Bangkok Khao San Road is probably the unlikeliest place in Bangkok you'd expect to find an authentic Thai cooking school. But the people behind Khao Cooking School have heaps of experience and have put together an institution that feels both professional and homey, despite the incongrous location.

The school was founded less than a year ago by Kobkaew Najpinit (in the middle in the picture above), author of several cookbooks and a 35-year veteran of teaching Thai cooking. Her daughter Ning (on the left) speaks great English and does much of the teaching to non Thai-speaking students. A typical course at Khao spans three dishes over four hours and costs 1,500B. There are two sessions a day, each offering a different repertoire of dishes, so it's possible to study a week and not repeat a single dish. Those interested in more obscure recipes can arrange private scholarship.

Stop by and let us know how it was.

Khao Cooking School Located behind D&D Inn, Th Khao San 081 731 8001

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