If you’re a fan of Thailand’s Chaophraya chain, you might be able to discover some cooking secrets during their new masterclasses.
What is happening? The Chaophraya Masterclasses will be led by each restaurant’s head chef and will take place at their Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow branches every Sunday from February 6,
How many? Each session costs £69 and lasts two hours and 30 minutes.
“We are excited to launch the new cooking classes,” says the restaurant group’s executive chef, Kim Kaewraikhot.
“We’ve taken the time to perfect these courses so that our guests get a real taste of all that Thailand has to offer throughout their experience.”
“Classes are great fun and relaxed and make the perfect gift for a loved one, especially couples looking for something a little different for Valentine’s Day.”
Masterclass in Glasgow: Glasgow’s first session will be Class A Royal Occasion, which will feature two courses – steamed dumplings and Massaman curry – and will take place on March 13 and April 17.
Later in the year, among other things, the Glasgow branch will also offer Street Style, with yummy Thai soup and pad Thai on 13 February, 20 March and 24 April, as well as Taste of Thailand, which offers papaya and garlic popular on the menu. and sautéed with black pepper, on February 27 and March 3.
“The best Thai cuisine comes from using the freshest ingredients, the skillful art of preparation, and combining the right ingredients at the right time to create an exceptional dish,” says Kaewraikhot.
“Our live cooking classes provide the education, facilities and approach needed to help participants master the art of Thai cooking.”
What to expect: The format for these two-hour sessions, with five to 12 aspiring chefs in each, will include a fruit punch upon arrival at 10 a.m., before guests are given an introduction to Thai ingredients and where to find them.
The main chef will then offer a demonstration on the terrace, before the participants take their turn behind the stove. After a tasting session, each guest will be given a recipe pack, so they can recreate their favorites at home.