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Mama Noi Thai Cookery School
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: According to Mama Noi (Founder of Mama Noi Thai Cookery School), culinary art is the key to communication among people from all over the world. Mama Noi hopes that people around the world will understand and learn more about Thai traditions, arts and culture from Mama Noi's knowledge and of and passion for cooking. Besides that, Mama Noi also hopes that all guests will gain valuable cooking skills and take home memories of the joyful moments at Mama Noi Thai Cookery School to share with all their friends and family.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend decided to do a Thai cooking class whilst travelling in Chiang Mai, we found this one and chose this one based on reviews.
Pick up from hotel was straight forward, we headed to the market (didn’t really see why we did this) it wasn’t the best, after we went to the farm which is set in such a nice location! We were split into groups ( English and Chinese ) there are many Chinese so luckily this was good or it would’ve been hard for us all communicating. We picked one stir fry, one soup and a curry each and with the half day you also make an ice tea.
All were really fun and tasted good, you get your own little oven to use and make your own dish rather than sharing.

Thank Connor_winham
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I am not a fan of cooking, I don't hugely enjoy it, but my husband really wanted to do a cooking course and friends told me it was worth doing a course. So I though...ok...let's go for it...and I am glad I did!
We did a half day morning course, which was the right move given how hot it was and the sheer amount of food we cooked for a half day...lots!
It was so much fun learning about the different ingredients, making spring rolls, a soup, a stir fry and a curry and it's definitely inspired me to cook more Thai food!
Our chef, Aim, was great, funny and patient, and somehow kept on track with us all cooking different dishes.
The setting was amazing, in a gorgeous farm like area not far from central Chiang Mai. A lot of the other courses I looked at were in the city and inside, so not as lush am environment I imagine. It was nice to wonder around the garden in breaks.
You get a cookbook to take home, which is great.
Would definitely go here again, absolutely amazing!

Thank JG1986
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We did the half day evening cooking class and loved it!! The class started off at the market with a brief introduction to the vegetables and time to look around the market. The class held about 10 people and we were able to select 3 different meals to make. The class was so much fun and the food was amazing!! The grounds are beautiful and the staff are very friendly especially our chef Nook. The gardens on the grounds have all the fresh ingredients that you cook with. They do a great job explaining everything you use and what goes in to each dish. We had plenty of food and couldn't finish all our meals. Would highly recommend doing this class!!

Thank bigrude
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We visited here for a full day class and had such a great time!
We were picked up from our hotel at 8.30 and then made our way to the local market to learn about some key Thai cooking ingredients.
We were then taken to the cooking school which has the most beautiful setting in lovely gardens and a friendly team. Nook was our teacher for the day and she was fab! Very entertaining and explained everything so well!
There was a vast list of items to cook and each one was delicious! We had the option of making our dishes spicy and also the options to not put fish in them!
At the end we were presented with a recipe book which was put together very well with coloured pictures and the recipes are very detailed.
We had such an amazing day visiting Mama Noi’s and I would recommend to everybody! The quality and quantity of food you make is outstanding!

Thank Melissa A
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Well organised.We have been picked up from our hotel about 8:30 am.We went to local market where we meet rest of the group and our mentor.We had a quick lesson about Thai ingredients and free time to walk around.After market tour we went to school,lovely place just outside the town.We cooked 3 dishes we choose from menu.End of the day(I booked half day course)we all sat around the table and ate the food we cooked(you can also take away ,as I was not able to eat all)Our teacher was very friendly and funny.Lovley day with gorgeous ,friendly people from all over the world.

Thank Belles85
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