THAI Cooking Class at the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

FullSizeRender 10THAI Cooking Class at the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok  |  BangkokThailand  | After a long night out in Bangkok which began in full luxury and ended up right in the underground scene, I was awake pretty early, with a pounding headache and hangover, but determine to conquer the day ahead, which included an full morning Thai Cooking Class at The Oriental Thai Cooking School of the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, follow by a 3-hours Khlong tour of Bangkok. So my first stop was shades to conceal the damage of my late night out, and ultra healthy breakfast over an ultra spicy Khao Tom soup to sweat away the many bottles of Champagne I had. After that I was ready to start my day and master the arts of Traditional Thai Cooking. See and follow my full Instagram Photo Gallery on BangkokContinue reading THAI Cooking Class at the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

Mexican Cooking Master Class

Cooking Class by Chef Juan Pablo Loza by www.carlosmeliablog.comMexican Cooking Master Class  |  Riviera Maya, Mexico  |  One of the many activities you can experience and do, during your stay and visit to the very lovely Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa, is the Mexican Cooking Master Class, by the charming and fantastic Executive Chef Juan Pablo Loza. Learn the secrets of traditional Mexican gastronomy from the Executive Chef. Return from your vacation a master of Mexican cuisine. The cooking class took place outdoors at a traditional Mayan Villa, within the premises of the resort. That same night, I also join Chef Juan Pablo, to the Chef Table honoring Special Guest Fashion Designer Rubin Singer, and let him lead me through a feast of flavors in a delectable tasting session. Specially selected dishes represent the very best of Mexican cuisine. Bon Appetite a la Mexicana !! Carlos Melia Luxury Travel Curator – www.carlosmelia.com  Continue reading Mexican Cooking Master Class

True Italian Cooking Class with Bruna

True Italian Cooking Class with Bruna by www.carlosmeliablog.comTrue Italian Cooking Class with Bruna  |  Puglia, Italy  |   One of the many exciting real experiences, I truly enjoyed during my recent visit to Puglia, in the South of Italy, was other than the Wine & Olive Oil Tasting at a real Masseria, the real Italian Cooking Class at da Bruna Ristorante , with Bruna herself, outside of Lecce in the region of Salento. Our cooking class focused on pasta, and the best part was, that at the very end, we had to eat our own cooking. Continue reading True Italian Cooking Class with Bruna

Thai Cooking Class at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi

Thai Cooking Class at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi  |  Chiang Mai, Thailand  |  So this morning after breakfast I met with one of the chefs at the Le Grand Lanna restaurant of the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi in Chiang Mai, and together with Nathan Fong, renown Canadian with base in Vancouver Food Stylist and Food/Travel Journalist, Host and Columnist, we head to the local markets to begin a morning full or scents, flavors and lots lots of Chilli. Continue reading Thai Cooking Class at Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi

THAI Cooking class in Chiang Mai

THAI Cooking class in Chiang Mai  |  Chiang Mai, Thailand  |  Since the day I arrived to Thailand, I have been fascinated by their cuisine, new vegetables and fruits, flavors, textures and scents…. and well being a big rice lover and huge foody as I am, when I was offered to experience a real THAI Cooking class with renown Chiang Mai’s Master Chef  Pongsak Siripham, I could not say no. Now I am ready for a long nap. Continue reading THAI Cooking class in Chiang Mai