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Local Market and Cooking Class

Rated 4.86 out of 5 from 7 reviews.成都市, ChinaPart of the Airbnb Cooking collection

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Cooking experience hosted by Charles

3 hours
Chinese
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, Chinese (Simplified)

What you'll do

meet up in the morning. and we will take a short walk to local food market. In the market, we are not only have the chance to see how we make noodles/ rice wine/ chill powder, but also we have chance to bargain with local. We will show people so many interesting local home style work shops , try to know the different ingredients spices and interesting wet market. those market we call it "disappearing market", cause now a days in big city China, we are shopping in the super market and malls. This kind of market is between tall buildings. they are the concentration of local living culture. So we will get something from here and take them to our cooking garden located by the sub of Chengdu, the chef and us will show you how we make our diner.
Our open-style kitchen will make you easy to learn the cooking skill. 3 local famous Sichuan dishes and 1 cool dish will be your great meal. You will have chance to use Chinese chopping board, Chinese kitchen knife to mash the garlic and cucumber. Sure you will make beautiful dumplings from wrap and stuffing by your own. Find out the taste of green Sichuan pepper and red one...
At end of the tour, all of us will have a recipe !!!
meet up in the morning. and we will take a short walk to local food market. In the market, we are not only have the chance to see how we make noodles/ rice wine/ chill powder, but also we have chance to bargain with local. We will show people so many interesting local home style work shops , try to know the different ingredients spices and interesting wet market. those market we call it "disappearing market", cause now a days in big city Chin…

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What's included

  • Food
    lunch
    water and tea. if you are vegetarian and food allergic, please f...
  • Drinks
    bottle water
  • Transportation
    few walking thought city
  • Equipment
    things need for cooking
From $58
/ person
Mon, Sep 28
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$58 per person
$58 per person
Tue, Sep 29
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$58 per person
$58 per person
Wed, Sep 30
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
$58 per person
$58 per person

Meet your host, Charles

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 7 Reviews
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Love cook so much at home, and also took people looking for food around China, I was tour leader for 13 years. Leaded so much foodie tours which were organized by some famous globe tour companies such as TUI / G adventures / National Geography ... Now we start this experience that we want to more and more people could have real local food experience, try different things with locals. Same time, Virginia and Cecile are still great partner with me, they are both real foodie and good at cooking. Our team are so happy to show you amazing Chengdu food experience for you!! :)
Love cook so much at home, and also took people looking for food around China, I was tour leader for 13 years. Leaded so much foodie tours which were organized by some famous globe tour companies such as TUI / G adventures / National Geography ... Now we start this experience that we want to more and more people could have real local food experience, try different things with locals. Same time, Virginia and Cecile are still great partner with me, they are both real foodie and good at cooking. Ou…
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Where you'll be

The local market located in the old living area,that's good way to see local life. There are so many family-style shops, the people will tell us secret of Chinese herb drink from rice wine shop.We can take colorful photo from spice shop.Also try to bargain to get something we need for cooking.The garden restaurant have a open-style kitchen, and we learn Sichunan food there. You will have such great meal which you made.

Rated 4.86 out of 5 from 7 reviews.

Sandra
January 2020
It was one of our best experiences. I strongly recommend it. We had 2 guides with us, explaining everything we could see in the market. They were very nice and we laughed so much. We enjoyed the "mission" in the market. We eat a lot at the end and we even received a little gift. Very professional!
It was one of our best experiences. I strongly recommend it. We had 2 guides with us, explaining everything we could see in the market. They were very nice and we laughed so much.…
Cleo
January 2020
Lots of fun, really nice laid back teaching style. Suitable for all levels. Very accommodating for dietary preferences. Teresa our teacher shared lots of great insights into Sichuan lifestyle.
Matt
December 2019
This cooking class was truly amazing. Picked up from the hostel, taken to a local market where our chef let us try the local specialities like the many pickles and the different fruits. We then went to a beautiful area where the kitchen was. All of the dishes we made were so so tasty. Dumpling making was so much fun. I would definitely recommend this to anyone
This cooking class was truly amazing. Picked up from the hostel, taken to a local market where our chef let us try the local specialities like the many pickles and the different fr…
Kiki
December 2019
這個cooking class很好玩,對於只有普通烹飪經驗的人來說也可以應付得來。參觀菜市場時,介紹了各種四川特色的調味,我們還買了很多辣椒回家……哈哈哈。烹飪的地方非常整潔。最後當然要謝謝我們的Chief Teresa Chow非常用心、細心、有耐性地教導我們,同時亦很盡力地協助我們完成四度川菜:辣子雞丁/麻婆豆腐/涼拌麵/手拍青瓜,完成後非常有成功感,這個體驗值得推薦給大家。 也要在這裏謝謝司機周大哥的服務,有禮貌又細心,駕車又安全。
John
December 2018
What an incredible experience. As an expert world traveler and experienced many tours around the world this once was about as informative, fun and engaging as any trip I have ever had. The knowledge and immersive experience that I had in the history about Sichuan cuisines was legionary. Then to have a first class cooking lesson with the finest ingredients at a modern facility blew my mind. If you don’t take this trip your doing yourself an injustice and will deny yourself one of the best culinary experiences I have ever had. Bravo.
What an incredible experience. As an expert world traveler and experienced many tours around the world this once was about as informative, fun and engaging as any trip I have ever…
Olga
August 2018
Un noi molt amable, un tour que està molt bé per aprendre la cuina de la ciutat. A més ens va donar consells sobre llocs i menjar de la zona. Molt recomanable!!!

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    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    $58 per person
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Dietary preferences

If requested, the host can accommodate the dietary needs listed. You must let the host know before the experience if you’d like an accommodation.
Egg-free
Gluten-free
Vegetarian
Dairy-free

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

food allergic and vegetarian can be served, and we have Morning class 9:00-12:00 and afternoon class 14:00-17:30. Book the class and let me know which class you prefer by message. We can coordinate:)

What to bring

camera for pictures

big smile :)