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Memorable experience with Halong Bay cruise cooking classes

Cooking classes - a more and more favorite travel activity in Vietnam
Featuring myriad of karst islets and spectacularcaves and sparkling emerald waters, the imposing beauty of Halong Bay has lured thousands of travelers and become a top tourist attraction in Vietnam.And going on a cruise vessel or junk is the most stunning way for you to explore Halong Bay. Among so many amazing activities you can enjoy on Halong Bay Signature cruises such as: swimming, cycling, kayaking, snorkeling, visiting floating fishing villages, caving and beachcombing, a cooking course seems to be the most attractive one, especially for those who have fallen in love with Vietnamese cuisine.

Cooking classes a more and more favorite travel activity in Vietnam

Cooking classes - a more and more favorite travel activity in Vietnam

Cooking classes – a more and more favorite travel activity in Vietnam- source: internet

The ability to cook some of the Vietnamese dishes you have tasted on your Halong Bay excursion is one of the best travel souvenirs you can bring home. Therefore, cooking classes are becoming a more and more favorite travel activity.

With fresh ingredients and imaginative flavors, Vietnamese cuisine, which is the pride of all Vietnamese, is famous all over the world. When going to Vietnam, foreign travelers are highly recommended to not only sample the great food but also to take part in cooking courses to learn how to make Vietnamese foods. Cooking tours can be found from the Northern to the Southern Vietnam. Most cooking courses are generally half-day classes beginning in the morning an amazing visit to the local wet market. After that, you will receive the instruction from dedicated chefs on the way to cook your own Vietnamese dishes that you will enjoy at the end of the class.

Cooking course on Halong Bay cruise

Cooking course on Halong Bay cruise

Cooking course on Halong Bay cruise- source: internet

Unlike other cooking class on land, a cooking course on Halong Bay cruise does not give you a chance to visit a local market, but, it does not mean that a floating cooking class is less interesting than on land one. After finishing your practice with the guide and help of onboard chef or manager, you will know how to make some simple yet special Vietnamese food by yourself. Your food carving will turn a usual and simple vegetable and fruits dishes into Michelin star dishes. What an unforgettable activity on your Halong Bay cruise! Tours of Indochina

Dishes to try on Halong Bay cruise

Fried spring rolls (Chả nem or Chả giò)

Tourists learn how to make fried spring rolls

Tourists learn how to make fried spring rolls- source: internet

Voted among the top 10 culinary dishes by CNN Travel’s readers, Vietnamese fried spring rolls are must-sample dishes in Vietnam. Commonly seasonal ground meat, mushrooms and diced vegetables such as jicama and carrots are the main ingredients of a roll of chả nem. All these ingredients are carefully rolled up in a sheet of moist rice paper and then deeply fried till its rice paper coat turns attractively golden brown and crispy. However, the ingredients can be altered to suit the taste of Vietnamese in different regions. Besides pork – the most commonly used kind of meat, shrimps, crabs and even snails sometimes (in the Northern Vietnam), and tofu (for vegetarian version of chả giò) are also used. Depending on each one’s preference, eggs, mashed sweet potato or mung beans, bean sprouts and rice vermicelli and various spices can be added. As you see, with the flexibility in the ingredients, you can easily make your own Vietnamese fried spring rolls at home!

Spring rolls (gỏi cuốn)

Gỏi cuốn

Gỏi cuốn- source: internet

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