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Group classes are held in a lovely open-air kitchen, in a tranquil setting near the lagoon.
The experienced teachers explain all about Thai spices and other ingredients before letting students get their hands dirty. The school claims to use organic ingredients, and relies on banana husks and other natural implements rather than plastic. While the usual curries and mango with sticky rice are staples, some unexpected dishes are also taught.
Though Blue Lagoon is the most popular, we've also heard good things about nearby Ka-Ti Cooking School. Either course costs around 1,000 to 1,200 baht per person and can be booked through travel offices or in person, with hotel pick up available.
Blue Lagoon Cooking School
At Blue Lagoon Resort, Khlong Prao
T: (039) 557 243 ; (081) 940 0649
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