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Cooking courses

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Hanoi offers cooking school options worthy of consideration so you can keep eating the delicious dishes you discovered on your trip here once home.

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First up, Hanoi Cooking Centre was set up by Australian Tracey Lister, who was a founding chef trainer at Koto (Know One Teach One) and author of the gorgeous Vietnamese Street Food and Real Vietnamese Cooking.

Imagine eating at home like this every day! Photo taken in or around Cooking courses, Hanoi, Vietnam by Samantha Brown.

Imagine eating at home like this every day! Photo: Samantha Brown

Classes cover six themes: Hanoi and the northern highlands, food from the coast, Vietnamese street food, spring rolls, barbecues and salads, and vegetarian. All courses cost 1,350,000 dong. Kids classes are also offered. The centre is based on Chau Long, near Truc Bach Lake, and has a lovely courtyard cafe attached as well as being next to the cute little bookshop Bookworm, so there’s plenty of reasons ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)

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