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Host: Sallaya

Bangkok, Thailand

USD
$72-$94 per person

Authentic Thai cooking in Northeastern Bangkok

Host offerings
  • House
  • Home cook
  • Pets
  • Vegetarian
  • Alcohol
  • Transportation
  • Cooking experience
  • Market visit

Meet Sallaya

As a young girl, Sallaya’s parents' only demand was to study hard to guarantee placement in one of Thailand’s top 5 schools. It paid off but after several degrees and a successful (but extremely stressful) job later, Sallaya discovered relaxation through cooking. Finally finding her passion, she took a leap of faith by setting aside her career and turning full-time to the art of Thai cooking. Aoe, her best friend and a great cook in her own right, usually joins her for some fun in the kitchen. Each New Year, this dynamic duo make desserts to give to friends and people they know as gifts for the New Year. If Sallaya is not hosting a Traveling Spoon guest at her table, you can bet she’s traveling the world.

What to expect

Please note menu might vary. If there are particular dishes you are interested in trying, please include your request in the booking form.

Sallaya will take you by private car to the fresh market in Rangsit only 5 minutes away. This indoor market has everything one could possible need for a delicious Thai meal: fresh meats, vegetables, fruits and many more surprises. After experiencing the market, Sallaya will drive you to her comfortable home just 10 minutes away. A refreshing lemongrass juice will be your first ‘taste’ of the delightful Thai cooking experience yet to come.

Help Sallaya prepare some of her specialties like tom kaa kai, a delicious chicken soup simmered in coconut milk with mushrooms, cabbage, galangal and lemongrass, eggs and pork in brown gravy, kai pa lo (quail eggs, tofu, garlic, pepper, coriander root) stir-fried shrimp with basil and chilies or pad kra pow (stir-fried chicken with garlic and basil). For dessert, Sallaya loves to cook sweet bananas in coconut milk – made from fresh coconuts the old-fashioned way!

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Sallaya

$72-$94 USD

per person
100%
Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • 100% Satisfaction guarantee or your money back
  • Free cancellation up to 48 hours in advance
  • Your credit card will not be charged until your host accepts your booking
Pricing
1 person 2-4 ppl 5+ ppl
Market Tour+ Cooking Experience + Meal
Not offered $94 $72
1 person 2-4 people 5+ people
Market Tour+ Cooking Experience + Meal
Not offered $94 $72
Experience Timings
Lunch Dinner
Market Tour+ Cooking Experience + Meal
10:00am-2:00pm 4:00pm-8:00pm

Meet Sallaya

As a young girl, Sallaya’s parents' only demand was to study hard to guarantee placement in one of Thailand’s top 5 schools. It paid off but after several degrees and a successful (but extremely stressful) job later, Sallaya discovered relaxation through cooking. Finally finding her passion, she took a leap of faith by setting aside her career and turning full-time to the art of Thai cooking. Aoe, her best friend and a great cook in her own right, usually joins her for some fun in the kitchen. Each New Year, this dynamic duo make desserts to give to friends and people they know as gifts for the New Year. If Sallaya is not hosting a Traveling Spoon guest at her table, you can bet she’s traveling the world.

What to expect

Please note menu might vary. If there are particular dishes you are interested in trying, please include your request in the booking form.

Sallaya will take you by private car to the fresh market in Rangsit only 5 minutes away. This indoor market has everything one could possible need for a delicious Thai meal: fresh meats, vegetables, fruits and many more surprises. After experiencing the market, Sallaya will drive you to her comfortable home just 10 minutes away. A refreshing lemongrass juice will be your first ‘taste’ of the delightful Thai cooking experience yet to come.

Help Sallaya prepare some of her specialties like tom kaa kai, a delicious chicken soup simmered in coconut milk with mushrooms, cabbage, galangal and lemongrass, eggs and pork in brown gravy, kai pa lo (quail eggs, tofu, garlic, pepper, coriander root) stir-fried shrimp with basil and chilies or pad kra pow (stir-fried chicken with garlic and basil). For dessert, Sallaya loves to cook sweet bananas in coconut milk – made from fresh coconuts the old-fashioned way!

Pricing
1 person 2-4 ppl 5+ ppl
Market Tour+ Cooking Experience + Meal
Not offered $94 $72
1 person 2-4 people 5+ people
Market Tour+ Cooking Experience + Meal
Not offered $94 $72
Experience Timings
Lunch Dinner
Market Tour+ Cooking Experience + Meal
10:00am-2:00pm 4:00pm-8:00pm
Host Contact
  • You can message your host directly once you've made your booking
  • Address and phone number will be provided upon booking confirmation
FAQ

    You can cancel your experience 48 hours or more before your experience date and receive a full refund. To request a cancellation once you have made a booking simply log in and click the "Request Cancellation" link from the bottom of your booking. Your refund will be processed immediately (note it can take up to 10 business days for this refund to post to your credit card statement). Please note that for cancellations within 48 hours of your experience we unfortunately cannot offer a refund; this is because our hosts typically purchase food and begin their preparations up to 48 hours before the experience.

    Most of our hosts are able to accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies, including vegetarian and gluten free options. For vegetarian travelers, we have an icon on each host profile to indicate whether that host can also offer a fully vegetarian menu. There is a section in the booking form to note any allergies or dietary restrictions which will be sent directly to your host.

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    All prices are noted as per person prices unless otherwise specified (typically transportation is charged on a per car basis, but otherwise all prices are per person).

    Some hosts offer alcohol as an optional add-on for travelers who are of legal drinking age. Pricing for alcohol is visible on the host profile page and includes one to two glasses of wine, beer or local alcohol.

    Some hosts offer transportation as an optional add-on for travelers. Typically this is round trip transportation with pick up and drop off at your hotel. Pricing is quoted per car. Specific instructions for transportation will be provided in your confirmation details when your booking is confirmed.

    Many of our hosts accommodate solo travelers. You can see if a host accepts solo travelers by looking at the traveler range found next to the experience descriptions on the host profile (indicated by the numbers in parentheses next to "In-home meal", "Cooking experience" and "Market visit").

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