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

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Find your destination and book a private meal or cooking class with the best home cooks in their homes around the world

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  • Traveler Review from June 19, 2024

    ...We drank, we cooked and we ate together like long lost friends. It was an incredible experience to learn more about the culture, Massimo himself and also enjoy a fantastic meal in the process...
    A3102E, hosted by Massimo in Venice BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 19, 2024

    Maria’s cooking class was unique and fascinating ; a wonderful blend of local ingredients and authentic Greek cuisine with Maria’s special take. Maria is so welcoming and kind. The meal was delicious and we highly recommend this experience.
    Kim_P, hosted by Maria in Syros BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 19, 2024

    Leah and I had a great time visiting Putu's home and village, her hospitality was amazing, we cooked 5 Balanise dishes, all were really nice. Putu's home and cooking classroom were very neat and tidy, well kept and very hygenic...
    248Ste, hosted by Putu in Bali BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 19, 2024

    ...Françoise is such a warm and inspiring host....She is full of wisdom of the French cuisine and of the nicest places and products in Paris. My daughter and I enjoyed learning to make all the Classic French sauces in her so charming Parisian apartment...
    Pascale, hosted by Françoise in Paris BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 18, 2024

    ...Our kids (8 & 6) loved the market...This was a highlight of our trip...Thank you again for hosting us in your wonderful home.
    misshilly, hosted by Manuel in Puerto Vallarta BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 17, 2024

    Perfection in plating your food and tips on how to do so was nice to learn from a trained chef. Great tips on making sauces to elevate a dish without overpowering it as well. Great dinner company and wine pairing as well...
    Tricia_W, hosted by Robert in Montreal BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 17, 2024

    Cooking with Lucia was a great experience! I definitely recommend her class. We had amazing food in a beautiful home...
    758marenh, hosted by Lucia in Mexico City BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 16, 2024

    Absolutely loved this experience. Easily my favorite trip experience... The family opened their home and were so warm and welcoming. There was no pretention, just a hands-on activity. Come with an open mind and empty stomach...
    Maria_H, hosted by Shodiyor in Samarkand BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 16, 2024

    Putu was the absolutely kindest and most welcoming hostess we could have ever asked for! It was incredibly engaging and the food was delicious!...Amazing!! Can’t give it enough stars...
    592carar, hosted by Putu in Bali 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

    100% of hosts are personally vetted

    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