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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 October 19, 2020

    We loved the class. We had family from across the United States join. The chef and her team were so professional and so welcoming. The food was delicious. They gave us the opportunity to celebrate as a family even though we can’t get together in person.
    Sonal, hosted by Selda in Istanbul BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from October 15, 2020

    Reshma was terrific, she was incredibly patient with some novice chefs on our screens (we had 6 total screens). She did a great job interacting with each of us, sharing insight about the food but also shared about her culture.
    Nat, hosted by Reshma in Mumbai BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from October 15, 2020

    Cinzia was a great teacher! She not only told us how to make the food, but added the history behind why it is made that way in that part of Italy!
    Zach, hosted by Cinzia in Florence BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from October 13, 2020

    Reem was lovely to talk to... We were so proud of our accomplishments and made the same meal the next day! ... we found a time that worked perfectly with our schedule. Seamless and fun experience.
    Kate, hosted by Reem in Melbourne BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from October 12, 2020

    Margarita was an amazing teacher! She went at a perfect pace and offered helpful feedback when we had questions about the recipe. The food turned out great! We never thought we would be so successful at making delicious homemade tortillas. We would recommend this experience to everyone!
    Jill and Alex, hosted by Margarita in Mexico City BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from October 12, 2020

    Gabriela was a fun & lively host who made the class very enjoyable. Gabriela also offered extra cooking tips making it a great overall experience.
    Lynsey, hosted by Gabriela in Buenos Aires BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from October 12, 2020

    Tania was a wonderful host. It was so pleasant to be with her and we learned a lot from her and her mother. The falafel was terrific. We all LOVED it. We will be back for the meze class.
    Susan, hosted by Tania in Beirut BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from October 11, 2020

    Josh did a wonderful job teaching our group how to make Sangria and Paella. His teaching style was perfectly paced and informative. The recipes were fabulous! I can’t believe we made this in our own home. I hope Josh offers other classes because we will definitely be back for more.
    Emily, hosted by Josh in Barcelona BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from October 8, 2020

    My teacher was excellent. She explained everything and made me show the pan every once in awhile to make sure I was doing everything correctly. I learned a lot and was very pleased with everything.
    Chuck, hosted by Chiara in Rome BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from October 6, 2020

    One basic, easy to make dough (not like a lot of other kinds of pastry) plus a big variety of shapes and fillings to mix and match. You really get a lot of bang for your buck with this well-organized and fun class.
    Andrew, hosted by Reem in Melbourne 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