Eat like a local during this half-day street food and market tour in Hanoi. Wandering around Hanoi's Old Quarter, sample Vietnamese foods, and learn about Hanoi's rich culinary culture. Then you’ll enjoy a fun, easy to follow Vietnamese cooking class. The class will be started with a tour to the Vietnamese market, Hang Be market. Thus, foods are carefully selected by the sellers right from the very first stages. You can select food as ingredients by themselves and be explained on what is key for a good dish and food hygiene safety. Also, you will be shown different kinds of mint vegetables and guided how to differentiate those kinds of mint vegetables through smelling.
After be back to the ancient house for an instruction on preliminary treatment and soaking, you’ll be practiced on actual cooking. You will be instructed to cook the dishes you chose and after the cooking, you will be able to taste the steaming hot dishes made by yourselves and feel the happiness of achievements. At the end of the meal, the owner of the house will talk in person with you, introducing about himself, about the house, the ancient quarters and traditional dishes of the original Hanoians. The dishes introduced in the program are traditional ones preserved only by the original Hanoians.