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  • Traveler Review from July 18, 2024

    Our host Putu was kind, informative and a good teacher. She accommodated one of our family who is vegan...This was a highlight of our trip.
    deborah, hosted by Putu in Bali BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from July 17, 2024

    We had such a fantastic time learning about Greek cuisine, culture and customs from Angelina...Angelina is easy going and a fantastic hostess.
    Melinda, hosted by Angelina (Mykonos) in Mykonos BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from July 17, 2024

    ...If I could have given it 10 stars I would have! Absolutely brilliant tour...The class itself was fantastic and the food so delicious-and so much! I got to take a lot with me... I would highly recommend this cooking class!...
    468jow, hosted by Putu in Bali BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from July 16, 2024

    Kate was SUUUCH an amazing Chef. The energy she brings you can tell she was meant to do this! She just brings so much joy! The laughter, food and drinks were amazing! I’ll definitely be coming back 💕
    TicTacToe, hosted by Kate in Durham, NC BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from July 16, 2024

    ...It was hands down the best date night my wife and I have ever had! Kate is a wealth of knowledge in the kitchen and is the most amazing host...I highly recommend booking a class with Kate!
    Traveler007, hosted by Kate in Durham, NC BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from July 15, 2024

    ...It turned out perfect for our Sunday lunch...They were a delightful family (husband, wife and adult son) and we all had a great time. It was cool to cook and eat as we went. Couldn't recommend more highly.
    MalTorres, hosted by Paulo in Lisbon BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from July 15, 2024

    It was a really pleasant, fun afternoon that we had with Emi... It was a very nice cultural exchange. We would recommend it to any Tokyo visitor. Buen provecho y muchas gracias.
    BackPackerz, hosted by Emi in Tokyo BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from July 15, 2024

    Suzy and Bob were wonderful hosts, and we had a fun and memorable time cooking with them in their beautiful home!... The food was interesting and enjoyable and the company was great. Highly recommended.
    Ross_Z, hosted by Suzy in Ghent BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 27, 2024

    ... we felt incredibly welcomed and it was a great insight into how a traditional Balinese home really is. I would absolutely recommend this cooking class and experience very highly if u want something incredibly authentic. The food we cooked was divine and we learnt so much...
    Danina S, hosted by Putu in Bali BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 27, 2024

    Angelina was AMAZING! Very hospitable and knowledgeable about everything. She made us feel right at home with her. Great, authentic Greek food!!
    O8573S, hosted by Angelina (Mykonos) in Mykonos BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 27, 2024

    This was an incredible experience!...The food was delicious and the company was easy and enjoyable to talk to...Highly recommended.
    Kevin_M, hosted by Na Young in Seoul BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 26, 2024

    I highly recommend this cooking lesson!..Manu is very nice and knowledgeable...Manu's cooking is fantastic! He's flexible and...presents his cooking in a way that inspires confidence in my own cooking...
    stevegZ, hosted by Manuel in Puerto Vallarta 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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    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