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Ban Hysok | Bookings: The Full Moon Cafe in the Old Town, Vientiane 0100, Laos
+856 20 55 699 429
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Wonderful tour

This trip was the best part of my holiday in Laos. We were taken to the local market to choose all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
frank m
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New Zealand
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Our favorite day in Vientiane!

We loved our Lao Experience with Nouk - definitely our favorite day. The market tour was great... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
travelvixen9
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San Diego, California
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Lao Experiences offers Lao cooking and culture in Nook's garden by the Mekong River. Learn about ingredients you will use to create your Lao lunch. Make a variety of popular Lao dishes using traditional implements and techniques. Learn secrets of making perfect sticky rice. Meet at The Full Moon Cafe at 8:00am for our Fresh Market Tour & Tasting, 10am for our Lao Cooking Course. Book and pay at The Full Moon Cafe (Rue Francois Ngin) Riverside Precinct the previous day.
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“cooking school” (13 reviews)
“cooking class” (45 reviews)
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Ban Hysok | Bookings: The Full Moon Cafe in the Old Town, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trip was the best part of my holiday in Laos. We were taken to the local market to choose all of the fresh ingredients. Not only that, we were explains about the details of different kinds o herbal with so much fun. The chef...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We loved our Lao Experience with Nouk - definitely our favorite day. The market tour was great. We've been to markets all over Asia, but Lao certainly had some things we hadn't seen before. The fruits and vegetables are gorgeous. We sampled some coconut water...More

1  Thank travelvixen9
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Take the combined market tour & cooking class. Can highly recommend this Lao food cooking class ! Simon and Nouk and Team are nice, great + knowledgeable people. Don't miss this one . . . .

2  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful Lao experience on Christmas Day. Wife, Daughter and I had booked with Simon online and a Tuk Tuk came to pick us up from hotel. Nouk took us to a local market where we bought the ingredients of what we were going...More

1  Thank sing_trav_888
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We did the combined market tour and cooking class with Nouk. Learned how to cook some of basic Lao dishes, very tasty! Great teacher that met us with warmth and kindness and a decent amount of humor. Really recommend this cooking class!

1  Thank EmilSF
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We did the market tour and cooking class with Nouk. She is a very talented cook and very knowledgeable foodie. The market tour really add value to the cooking session. The dishes at her outdoor kitchen were as good as any meal we had in...More

1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I took this class back in Jan 2016. I've taken other cooking classes in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. This was the most expensive one I've taken. Don't get me wrong, the class was great. Nook and the team really did a great job communicating with...More

3  Thank Marcin B
Reviewed 29 February 2016

You can choose between doing a guided market tour, cooking class or both. We decided to do both. After the guided market tour we had a coffee break and were then taken to the backyard of the teacher's home to do the cooking. We prepared...More

2  Thank maracujaschorle
Reviewed 12 February 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a tour of the local food market with Nouk and then enjoyed cooking and eating a fantastic authentic Lao meal. Everything we well organised, fresh and friendly.

2  Thank Debra R
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

This was the best thing about Vientiane! Nook accommodated every gastric concern and explained everything clearly. The cooking seemed simple and the resulting food - amazing - I ate so much I could hardly move! It was awesome to see the wet market with an...More

2  Thank Ellen H
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