Cooking Classes and Food Tours Around The World

Our review of food tour and cooking classes around the world. We do one (or even better, both) in most places that we travel. Why? Because people who are passionate about their cuisine will also be able to point out the best places to eat when visiting the place that they love. This is the … Read more

How to Choose a New Orleans Cooking Experience

New Orleans School of Cooking

Anyone who spends any time on our blog knows that we often pick our travel destinations based on food. It is also easy to determine that taking food tours and cooking classes are some of our favorite things to do. One of our best loved foodie destination, and one of the first trips we ever … Read more

Puerto Vallarta Cooking Class

Chicken Mole Puerto Vallarta

Today we learned how to take ten simple ingredients, and turn them into one of the best Mexican meals we have ever had. Although, admittedly, making that bit of culinary magic happen required a few special things. First, we needed knowledge about where to find the freshest local ingredients. Next needed to put ourselves in … Read more

Taipei Cooking Class and Market Tour

Taipei Taiwan Cooking Class

While there were many reasons that we were looking forward to our first trip to Taipei, Taiwan, one very specific reason topped the list. During the very beginning of our stay we signed up for a Taiwan cooking class where we were going to learn to make one of our favorite dishes. Xiao Long Bao … Read more

Singapore Cooking Class: Food Playground

Singapore Cooking Class Ang Ku Kueh

In Singapore, the best (and cheapest) food is found at the hawker centers. This, as you can imagine, makes the hawker centers immensely popular. Just stop in around lunch or dinner time and you’ll see long lines at the favorite stalls. Sadly, we learned during a recent visit to Singapore that hawker stands are at … Read more

Playa Del Carmen Cooking School

Co.Co's Culinary School Playa

We love to take cooking classes whenever we travel to a new place. It’s a great way to get to know a destination as food, history and culture are all tightly bound together. Plus, cooking the food after the class brings back wonderful memories of the places that we’ve been. So when we decided to Playa del Carmen, … Read more

Food of Puglia, Italy with Cooking Experience in Lecce

Eggplant Stuffed with Sausage and Provolone

Of course, we had to take a cooking class in Puglia, Italy. We have spent a significant amount of time traveling around Italy, but before this trip hadn’t made it to this region located on the “heel” of the boot that is Italy. Our Italian friends from the region wouldn’t let us forget this. We … Read more

Penang’s Tropical Spice Garden – Malaysian Cooking in Paradise

Penang Tropic Spice Garden

Malaysia is known for its cuisine. With the blending of Asian and Indian influences (among others), you can imagine the exotic flavors that come into play. We decided to take a cooking class while in Penang, Malaysia in order to unlock the secrets that make this world-renown cuisine. And as it turned out, the setting for … Read more

Mai Chau Valley Vietnamese Cooking Class

Mai Chau Lodge Activities

The Mai Chau Valley in northern Vietnam is a beautiful and serene place to visit. It has all of the picturesque elements that you think of when images of Vietnam come to mind. But what we didn’t expect during our visit was to have the opportunity to spend most of the day with a local … Read more

Where to Eat in Rome? In The Kitchen – Cooking With Nonna!

Cooking With Nonna

There is no other experience in Rome that will leave you walking away from the table, over-stuffed and happy, with the sensation that you had been on the receiving end of a huge Italian hug, than Cooking with Nonna. For this one evening, no matter where you grew up, you are part of Nonna’s big Italian family. And … Read more