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Meal Sharing has joined the Traveling Spoon family!
Meal Sharing has joined the Traveling Spoon family!

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.

  • Traveler Review from January 3, 2022

    Mirella and her family were wonderful! We learned quite a lot about how to make authentic Italian pasta and are grateful for her guidance.
    Jill, hosted by Mirella in Florence BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from January 3, 2022

    My boyfriend and I had so much fun cooking with Josefina and her partner. They were engaging and informative and most of all the food was soooo tasty!
    Alla, hosted by Josefina in Buenos Aires BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from January 3, 2022

    ...we made very tasty Kenyan rice pilau! The Zoom experience worked really well and we had a great time - I've already recommended this cooking class to a few friends, I'm surprised I only discovered this now!
    Andreas, hosted by Grace in Nairobi BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from January 3, 2022

    Fusina was a delight! She was very sweet in guiding my kids while making their first Dutch Pancake and we’re grateful for her friendly, helpful guidance!
    Jill, hosted by Fusina in Amsterdam BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from January 1, 2022

    ...Mirella was very knowledgeable about the recipes. We came away with more than two meals worth of pasta and the knowledge to be able to make it again.
    Elizabeth, hosted by Mirella in Florence BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from January 1, 2022

    This was a wonderful experience and a lot of fun. We highly recommend it, and would absolutely do it again!
    Anna, hosted by Léonie in Cologne BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from December 31, 2021

    Mirella, her husband and nephew were all such gracious hosts! The recipe directions were very clear and straight forward...We would 100% recommend this class!
    Byron, hosted by Mirella in Florence BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from December 31, 2021

    I enjoyed my cooking class with Cinzia very much! ...The recipes were delicious and I’ve made them again.
    Karen, hosted by Cinzia in Florence BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from December 22, 2021

    Mirella and her nephew were welcoming hosts, and my sister and I had a great time!
    Kiva, hosted by Mirella in Florence BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from December 15, 2021

    Cinzia was very kind AND PATIENT! I am not a natural in the kitchen, but she taught me how to do everything. We had a very nice time.
    Kimberly, hosted by Cinzia in Florence 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
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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

    Our Favorite Experiences

    Discover the best private, authentic food experiences in people's homes around the world