Bagan Cooking Class: Burmese Slow-Food

Learn traditional Burmese cuisine on our organic farm

Learn about traditional Burmese dining in this local culinary adventure! Using fresh local ingredients, many from organic farms within the Bagan monument zone, you will prepare a 4-course meal together with our village cooking team in our Bagan cooking class.

Every little detail was wowing us to a higher point. So much thought, so much care, so much love to provide the best service and the best memories.

Ekaterina, LA/Moscow (via Tripadvisor)

A Culinary Journey

We begin with a walking tour of our host village to learn about traditional agricultural practices and crops, and how the local climate and soils influence Myanmar hospitality and diet. Learn how many local plants can be foraged for use in Burmese cooking. Some are even used as medicinal plants in traditional Myanmar medicine. Depending on the season, we may try edible flowers or fruits picked directly from a homestead garden.

The activities themselves were well organised, excellent equipment, with every little detail thought of and considered – plus wonderful food! Nothing was too much effort.

Cathryn, UK/Hong Kong (via Tripadvisor)

Bagan Cooking Class

Have you ever tasted fresh banana or papaya picked directly from the tree? Made your own curry paste? Drank the juice of a fresh coconut? After an introduction to traditional Burmese ingredients, cooking appliances, and techniques, our Bagan cooking class begin to heat up as we prepare a market-fresh, shared tapas-style vegetarian meal of local dishes and modern twists adapted for the Western palate. Includes water, fresh coffee/tea, and dessert.

What to bring

  • Sunblock
  • Hat
  • Camera or smartphone

Itinerary

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Our Other Bagan Tours

Bagan Meditation in Buddhist Monastery

Our Bagan meditation experience reveals the mystical history and spirit of Bagan with our introduction to Buddhist philosophy and meditation, exclusively in our ancient pagoda or village monastery.

Bagan Organic Farm & Village Tour

Experience what its like to grow your own food, live close to nature, with your hands in the earth. Enjoy a farm-to-table lunch, a tour of Mi Ta Zu Farm outside Bagan and join in the farm’s everyday activities.

Bamboo Crafting Workshop with Sunrise Tour in Bagan

Learn about the many uses of bamboo as building and craft material in Myanmar during this hands-on Bagan crafting class in our family operated workshop in a rural village within the Bagan monument zone.