Nepalese cooking for long has shared many common factors with the traditions of its neighbours – India, Tibet and China. The cross-cultural influences, because of its geographic setting and historic ties, had a lot to do with it. That said because the country was closed to outsiders for a long time it has a stronghold on its traditions and has managed to retain much of the authenticity of its native cuisines (largely dependent on local ingredients) which continue to thrive, despite contemporary changes creeping into the lifestyle, especially of its urban spaces.
This is a highly rated cooking experience with a unique policy of being able to join any of the two classes taken place each day and refreshingly there is no set-price instead you pay what you feel the class is worth to you. Due to minimal numbers, it is a very personal cooking session.
Why you will love it
- Interact with local chefs Sakuntala and Asmita.
- Go shopping amongst the locals for ingredients for the cook-up
- Treat your taste buds whilst learning how to cook Nepalese specialities such as momo, dal bhaat, alu paratha.
What you will experience
Learn to cook like a local on this highly-rated cooking course in Kathmandu, Nepal. Chefs Sakuntala and Asmita take you to the shops to buy ingredients and teach you how to cook specialities like momo, dal bhaat, or alu paratha, amongst some other options. The course lasts about three hours and you can join any of the two classes per day, each that take six participants maximum, so the experience is very personal. This course has no price and follows a pay what you think it is worth principle, which we think is Karmic in nature.
We start with a briefing and a cup of tea and then continue to the course. It is very hands-on and you have to participate in the process. In the end, the recipes are sent to you via email.