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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 older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend booked for the half day cooking class. We were picked up and a group of us were taken to the local market however we didn’t buy anything so we didn’t understand this part. When we arrived at the cooking school everything was very unorganised and the staff didn’t tell us what to do so we all sat around waiting for an hour! We were then split into groups of people who spoke Chinese and then people who spoke English, there were only 6 of us in our group which was nice. We all got to choose a soup, curry and noodle dish and then everyone made ice tea at the end. We all cooked together even though we’d chosen different dishes to make. Our instructor was lovely and explained everything very well. We all got to eat the food together apart from the curry, because we ran out of time due to the confusion at the start we were given the option to eat there or take away, however everyone else wanted to take it away so we did too. At the end we were all given a cook book with recipes and how to cook all the dishes (not just the ones we made) which was nice that we have something to keep!

Thank Molly E
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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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