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GRAIN Cooking Studio

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Sleek and smart, GRAIN by Vietnamese-Australian chef, author and TV host Luke Nguyen is a cooking class for people unafraid to dive into the flavours of Vietnamese cuisine.

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While you don’t need to be a professional, the beautiful cooking studio and sophisticated dishes will make you feel like you are.

A desk we’d happily be chained to. Photo taken in or around GRAIN Cooking Studio, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam by Cindy Fan.

A desk we’d happily be chained to. Photo: Cindy Fan

The cooking class covers fishsauce and the basic nuoc cham dressing, the cornerstone of Vietnamese food, as well as three dishes. There are two possible menus on any given day (and we were told a third will be introduced in 2017) and they feature both traditional dishes and traditional with a modern twist. We appreciate that it doesn’t shy away from interesting ingredients or dishes that require more complicated techniques, a stark contrast to the countless number of cooking classes that always include boring ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 200 words.)

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