Host: Stuart

Bangkok, Thailand

USD
$38-$72 per person

Thai cooking with a lovely host in Samutprakarn

Host offerings
  • Apartment
  • Home cook
  • Pets
  • Vegetarian
  • Alcohol
  • Transportation
  • Cooking experience
  • Market visit
  • Street food tour

Meet Stuart

Stuart is a welcoming and funny South African who has been living in Bangkok for the past five years with his wife Pu, a native from the South of Thailand. Many years ago, he worked in a hotel kitchen but found that he enjoys cooking at home more than cooking as a professional. His love of Thai cooking was kindled on a vacation to Thailand many years ago when he signed up for a cooking class on a whim. Now Stuart is the primary cook in the household and often prepares meals for Pu, Pu’s sister and their guests. The couple have friends come over for dinner several times a month and are hosts extraordinaire.

Stuart and Pu live in a nicely decorated apartment in the Bang Na District. You will see family keepsakes and mementos from past travels displayed around their home and Stuart is sure to entertain you with the stories behind them. Now retired, Stuart spends his time cooking, golfing and sailing.

What to expect

In-home meal: (1-4 guests) Stuart prepares an eclectic variety of Thai dishes. Rather than exclusively preparing dishes from one region of Thailand, he prefers to explore the wide range of cooking styles and flavors that are enjoyed throughout Thailand. As part of your meal, you might get to sample his slow-cooked gaeng massaman moo (a mild but richly flavored pork curry from the South of Thailand), laap moo (Isaan-style minced pork in a spicy, tangy sauce), gai pad king (a Central Thai dish of stir-fried chicken with ginger, carrots and mushrooms) and a fresh vegetable like morning glory stir-fried in garlic with a hint of chili. When Stuart’s wife Pu is home, she will join you for the meal as well.

Cooking experience: (1-4 guests) Stuart will teach you to prepare an authentic Thai meal in his modern kitchen. You will learn how to prepare ingredients that might be new to you, as well as perfect your stir-fry technique. Stuart is sure to keep you laughing throughout your hands-on cooking lesson! You can expect to cook for about an hour before sitting down to enjoy the meal together.

Market visit: (1-5 guests) Stuart will pick you up from the Udom Suk BTS Station and from here you will walk to the nearby Udom Suk market. While it is not a large market, you will find everything you need to prepare a Thai meal. Stuart will show you the produce for sale and introduce you to local and regional Thai ingredients you might not be familiar with. Like many local Thai markets, you’ll see more than food for sale here. You’ll see a hair salon, a manicurist, clothing vendors, and just about anything else you might need to shop for. After shopping, Stuart will drive you to his home for your cooking experience. Once your shopping is complete, you’ll drive to Stuart’s home to begin cooking.

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Stuart

$38-$72 USD

per person
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Meet Stuart

Stuart is a welcoming and funny South African who has been living in Bangkok for the past five years with his wife Pu, a native from the South of Thailand. Many years ago, he worked in a hotel kitchen but found that he enjoys cooking at home more than cooking as a professional. His love of Thai cooking was kindled on a vacation to Thailand many years ago when he signed up for a cooking class on a whim. Now Stuart is the primary cook in the household and often prepares meals for Pu, Pu’s sister and their guests. The couple have friends come over for dinner several times a month and are hosts extraordinaire.

Stuart and Pu live in a nicely decorated apartment in the Bang Na District. You will see family keepsakes and mementos from past travels displayed around their home and Stuart is sure to entertain you with the stories behind them. Now retired, Stuart spends his time cooking, golfing and sailing.

What to expect

In-home meal: (1-4 guests) Stuart prepares an eclectic variety of Thai dishes. Rather than exclusively preparing dishes from one region of Thailand, he prefers to explore the wide range of cooking styles and flavors that are enjoyed throughout Thailand. As part of your meal, you might get to sample his slow-cooked gaeng massaman moo (a mild but richly flavored pork curry from the South of Thailand), laap moo (Isaan-style minced pork in a spicy, tangy sauce), gai pad king (a Central Thai dish of stir-fried chicken with ginger, carrots and mushrooms) and a fresh vegetable like morning glory stir-fried in garlic with a hint of chili. When Stuart’s wife Pu is home, she will join you for the meal as well.

Cooking experience: (1-4 guests) Stuart will teach you to prepare an authentic Thai meal in his modern kitchen. You will learn how to prepare ingredients that might be new to you, as well as perfect your stir-fry technique. Stuart is sure to keep you laughing throughout your hands-on cooking lesson! You can expect to cook for about an hour before sitting down to enjoy the meal together.

Market visit: (1-5 guests) Stuart will pick you up from the Udom Suk BTS Station and from here you will walk to the nearby Udom Suk market. While it is not a large market, you will find everything you need to prepare a Thai meal. Stuart will show you the produce for sale and introduce you to local and regional Thai ingredients you might not be familiar with. Like many local Thai markets, you’ll see more than food for sale here. You’ll see a hair salon, a manicurist, clothing vendors, and just about anything else you might need to shop for. After shopping, Stuart will drive you to his home for your cooking experience. Once your shopping is complete, you’ll drive to Stuart’s home to begin cooking.

Pricing
1 person 2-4 people 5+ people
In-Home Meal
$46 $38 Not offered
Cooking Experience + Meal
$60 $50 Not offered
Market Tour+ Cooking Experience + Meal
$72 $62 Not offered
Experience Timings
Lunch Dinner
In-Home Meal
12:00pm-2:00pm 6:00pm-8:00pm
Cooking Experience+ Meal
11:00am-2:00pm 5:00pm-8:00pm
Market Tour+ Cooking Experience + Meal
10:00am-2:00pm 4:00pm-8:00pm
Host Contact
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