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  • Traveler Review from May 3, 2022

    Daniel and his wife (and children) were very welcoming and encouraging of our efforts to make injera. Daniel was very attentive to each person's needs. It was a very fun class!
    Kate, hosted by Daniel in Addis Ababa BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from May 3, 2022

    Daniel and his wife (and children) were very welcoming and encouraging of our efforts to make injera. Daniel was very attentive to each person's needs. It was a very fun class!
    Kate, hosted by Daniel in Addis Ababa BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from May 2, 2022

    I would recommend that people prepare ahead of time, like I did... It helped, as the teaching chef was pretty quick and I found myself behind a little...Overall I enjoyed the experience immensely.
    Denise, hosted by Cinzia in Florence BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from April 27, 2022

    The evening with Bee and Soy was unforgettable. It was an incredibly beautiful experience for us...We would also like to thank both of them for their unlimited flexibility...
    Vedja, hosted by Bee and Soy in Ulaanbaatar BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from April 24, 2022

    ...She is very experienced and generous with her time. She offered many tips for success and was very attentive to answering questions. We would definitely cook with her again!
    Dianna, hosted by Cinzia in Florence BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from April 24, 2022

    Margarita was incredible!!! The class was wonderful and we learned so much from her. We look forward to taking more classes in the future and to recommending this class to our friends.
    Lotem, hosted by Margarita in Mexico City BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from April 23, 2022

    Emi was a wonderful teacher. She was easy to follow and very patient. We could not have imagined we would be able make the delicious, beautiful Gyoza...
    Bob, Peg and Emily, hosted by Emi in Tokyo BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from April 12, 2022

    Mirella is so much fun! You can tell she is a true people person...My daughter, niece and I had a great time and loved the lesson completely.
    Sally, hosted by Mirella in Florence BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from April 7, 2022

    Khmisa and Kawtar were wonderful hosts! We learned a lot and had a great time!
    Brittany and Andrew, hosted by Khmisa in Marrakech BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from April 5, 2022

    Pea is an interesting engaging person and a good cook. Her English is great. She could answer all our questions. We had a perfect experience.
    Susan, hosted by Pea in Chiang Mai BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from January 18, 2022

    Emi was a delight to spend an evening with, and her recipe and instructions were excellent and easy to follow...Here's hoping the pandemic eases sometime soon so we can visit Emi in Tokyo and learn more from her!
    Shayna, hosted by Emi in Tokyo BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from February 10, 2021

    Gabriela was great! This was such a fun experience and I've been making empanadas ever since.
    Megan, hosted by Gabriela in Buenos Aires BOOK NOW
  • Authentic Cooking Classes

    Online and in-person cooking classes with locals around the world. Learn to cook new cuisines and travel from your own kitchen with our latest online cooking classes.

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    Private experiences

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    "Traveling Spoon is a brilliant idea. The world needs it." - Alice Waters

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    We find the best home cooks around the world so you can immerse yourself in meaningful food experiences and cultural traditions passed down through generations. Connect with local culture through food. Visit a grandmother in her kitchen in India and learn how to make crisp dosas or spend time on a farm in Northern Thailand and grind curry pastes, and experience how local people live.

    Choose from three unique experiences with our hosts, or pick a combination:

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    In-home Meals
    1 ½ - 2 hrs

    Experience the joy of a homemade meal (and eat it the way the locals do) over conversation about food and culture

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    Cooking Experiences
    3 - 4 hrs

    Discover cultural and culinary traditions passed down through generations as you learn to cook with your host in their kitchen

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    Market visits
    1 - 2 hrs

    Explore a nearby market with your host, discovering the best local produce and its producers