Best Cooking Class, Visit The Local House, Be A Famer & Chef One Day In Saigon.

This cooking tour is designed to present the nostalgic memories and traditional values of the Vietnamese lifestyle. You will have an opportunity to visit a local house which is my aunt’s house, join them in preparing some authentic Vietnamese traditional food, and have a chance to actually grow and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

HIGHLIGHTS:

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Join in a cooking class with local people and grow vegetables as well as wander around the paddy field to enjoy and chill out
– Tailored Vietnamese cuisine that serve every appetite (vegetarian or food allergies cause no troubles)
– Explore the local Saigon, get away from the central and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere
– Bring back home new Vietnamese food recipes

Note: Menu can be flexible based on vegetarians and allergy requirements

FOODS AND DRINKS

This is FOOD MENU, there will be 4 options, you will decide which one you like:

OPTIONVegetablesMain DishSoupDessert
1Water spinach/Morning glory stir-fried with garlicSquid stir-fried with vegetables (corriando, pineaapples, tomato, etc) (mực xào, thơm, cà chua)Pork ribs with vegetablesSeasonal
2Bittermelon stir-fried with eggsStir-fried beefPurple yam (ube) soupSeasonal
3Green bean stir friedBraised chicken with gingerSour soup (snakehead fish)Seasonal
Vegetarian OptionTofu fried with lemongrassTofu simmered with pineappleVegetables with mushroomsSeasonal

Drinks

A bottle of water, ice tea, or beers.

SCOOTER

  • Free pick up and drop off by scooter from your hotel doorstep in Districts 1,3, and 4.
  • Other local districts will be picked up at the Saigon Opera House, Or you can pay the extra 5$ USD for the pick up and drop off service at your hotel address.

Photography and other

  • Hand sanitizer
  • Rain poncho.
  • Fuel.
  • Helmets.
  • My co-guides speak English very well and are safe drivers.
  • Accident Insurance
  • It is a private tour, so If you are the only person participating in the tour, the amount of food will be slightly less because of finances, no extra cost for the private tour.
  • If you are vegetarian, vegan, or allergic to something, please let me know so I can accommodate your food menu

We will take you to 3 local districts:

  • District 1 – where we will start the tour
  • Binh Chanh District – where local house we will cook.

Cancellation policy

  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the start time. You will get a full refund.

ITINERARY:

– Get picked up at your hotel address in central districts, hop on our scooter, you will sit behind and enjoy the ride to my aunt’s house. On the way to my aunt’s house, we will pass by many local districts, you can even learn history, landscape, and culture while on the scooter with us.

– We will travel beyond the tourist spots to a local neighborhood of Binh Chanh district, where you feel tranquil, peaceful, and happy while driving through many green rice fields, You can see the china town, we see the biggest market, lantern market, fabric market.

– After arriving my aunt’s house, visit the house and gardening activities. We will show their garden and show the view, name the plants and their effects.

– Customers will harvest vegetables for their meal and start to grow new plants for the next tour (sustainable)

– Personal hygiene, wash hands and food preparation (wash vegetables, learn about ingredients name, kitchen utensils in Vietnamese)

– Learn how to cook rice properly

– Make the meals: vegetables dish, main dish, soup

– Have lunch with locals and learn the Vietnamese custom, share story, tell opinions

– Try dessert such as different fruits

– Farewell

MENU:

There will be 4 options:

1. Water spinach/Morning glory stir-fried with garlic, Squid stir-fried with vegetables (corriando, pineaapples, tomato, etc) (mực xào, thơm, cà chua), Pork ribs with vegetables, Dessert.

2. Bittermelon stir-fried with eggs, Stir-fried beef, Purple yam (ube) soup, dessert.

3. Green bean stir fried, Braised chicken with ginger, Sour soup (snakehead fish), dessert.

4. This option for vegetarian people: Tofu fried with lemongrass, Tofu simmered with pineapple, Vegetables with mushrooms, Dessert.


We will pick you up at following locations:

  • We can pick you up at your hotel address in central districts 1, 3, and 4. Other local districts will meet at Saigon Opera House, our meeting place.