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  • Traveler Review from February 15, 2024

    This was hands down one of the best experiences my partner and I ever had ...If you want to step off the beaten path and get a taste of how the Balinese live and cook, I cannot recommend this cooking experience enough.
    Adam_J, hosted by Putu in Bali BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from February 15, 2024

    ...I felt welcomed in her kitchen...This is a great way to experience Filipino cuisine and meet a local. Chef truly represents the beautiful hospitality Filipinos are known for.
    Joseph, hosted by Cinty in Manila BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from February 14, 2024

    My family had an amazing experience...We received a lot of cooking tips that are easily transferable to home cooking...It was a lifetime memory for my family that we will cherish forever. Very grateful to have had this incredible cooking experience. Highly recommend.
    Nikolay, hosted by Lucia in Mexico City BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from February 14, 2024

    This will be added to one of my most memorable moments in Ghana. Geraldine is welcoming and super friendly. She made us feel like family from the moment we entered her home...
    jmapp19, hosted by Geraldine in Accra BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from February 14, 2024

    Chef Manuel was amazing. From choosing the menu to shopping at the market and then watching him prepare the food was a memorable experience...this did not disappoint!
    sgabe, hosted by Manuel in Puerto Vallarta BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from February 14, 2024

    ...The experience was fun and unique! She helped to not only explain how to make different local dishes but also their significance and history...We are vegetarian and she made the cooking experience very inclusive. I would definitely do this again!
    Journey, hosted by Viviana Acosta in San Juan BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from February 14, 2024

    ...I learned so much about the different herb and spices that go into Bengali cuisine...You will love it.. I can’t wait to try and make some of the dishes we made for my family back home.
    Jill_J, hosted by Debjani in Kolkata BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from February 13, 2024

    Robert is a great chef and teacher. He has an encyclopedic knowledge of food, and a great deal of love for Montreal’s ethnic diversity and foodways. The fusion creations we created in homage to La Cité’s immigrant populations were delicious and original...
    vt_travis, hosted by Robert in Montreal BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from February 13, 2024

    ...Sriviya demonstrated dishes that I don't see in the restuarant, I think that's very heart warming! Very glad I made this trip and highly recommend to all who loves Indian home cooked dishes!!
    Alice_N, hosted by Srividya in Chennai BOOK NOW
  • Traveler Review from February 13, 2024

    Rita and Mukund were the best!...We would recommend this to anyone who wants to get a better understanding of Indian cooking.They even gave us recipes of everything we made so that we can make them again.
    Kristin_S, hosted by Rita in Goa 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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    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