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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 3, 2024

    We had a wonderful time with Fabio. Learned a lot about authentic Tuscan cooking. Happy we chose this experience you will be too.
    Linda_F, hosted by Fabio in Florence BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 3, 2024

    Zeljka was very friendly and has explained a lot to us since I'm not a very good chef. The food she bought with us tasted in the end very well. Overall it was an experience that we would to again.
    Ralf_S, hosted by Zeljka in Zagreb BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 3, 2024

    From start to finish this was a trip highlight !!...After the preparation and cooking we sat down to a beautiful meal which was so plentiful ! Our host was amazing, informative and ordinates a beautiful evening for us!! Would highly recommend !!!
    S5107ICl, hosted by Putu in Bali BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 3, 2024

    One of the best touristy activities I've ever had! Getting to know the local culture and history, plus seasonal ingredients and cooking skills -the REAL farm to table feast for sure 🙌
    Julie J, hosted by Dewa in Bali BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 3, 2024

    Our cooking class was the highlight of our trip to Kyoto! Emika was warm, kind, and an excellent chef...This is an absolute MUST for anyone with a genuine interest in local culture and food.
    jennifer, hosted by Emika in Kyoto BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 3, 2024

    Such a lovely afternoon & evening with Paula. She taught me to make a couple of dishes & dessert. It was a hot day so she made fresh lemonade for us to have while we cooked. I also learned a few new techniques to try for when I get home...
    Christine, hosted by Paula in Lisbon BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 3, 2024

    ... Rita is a treasure! Warm, funny, present, curious, knowledgeable, genuinely interested in connection, and a fantastic cook! A Kyoto native, her passion for Japanese cooking, culture and connecting through food was evident from start to finish...We enjoyed every minute...Highly recommend.
    nicoled, hosted by Rita in Kyoto BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from June 3, 2024

    Ozlem provides an amazing Traveling Spoon experience...Throughout our working together with the preparation, Ozlem took the time to provide other tips that were wonderful recipe additions...It felt like I was cooking with an old friend…
    L2591VI, hosted by Ozlem in Crete 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

    Cooking class icon
    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