Around the World in Review, Leg 11: Singapore, Cambodia, and Sumatra
Cooking classes are one of my favorite adventures when we travel. Food is such an important part of every culture, and there's no better way to understand traditional dishes than to make them with your own hands.
"Welcome to the best market in the world." It was the greeting we received at the entrance to La Boqueria food market in Barcelona, Spain, on a tour with our instructor from Cook & Taste Barcelona. We were buying the ingredients …
On our girls’ trip to Thailand, my friend Samantha and I took a cooking class to learn how to prepare green curry chicken, Tom Yum Goong soup, Pad Thai, and mango sticky rice.
Learning how to make dishes like Pad Thai, Tom Yum Goong soup, and mango sticky rice from scratch is a very satisfying process, particularly when you're using fresh, local ingredients that you've sourced yourself.
After 36 straight hours of travel, I've landed in Bangkok, Thailand, for a week with my friend Samantha from California. We're looking forward to visiting temples, going to spas, and enjoying lots of amazing Thai food!