FUN: Thai Cooking Classes

Traditional Thai Food, delicious and healthy

Learn Thai cooking with our Chef and experienced F & B manager, right in the middle of the Mangosteen Restaurant. Choose from different menus and let the Chef guide you through the recipes. They are delicious and healthy and it is simply fun to learn. Obviously, you will get to eat your first Thai dishes and they are going to taste great. We organize your personal and private cooking lesson in the Mangosteen Restaurant, usually in the afternoon. Please simply make your arrangement at our reception or directly in the restaurant. Enjoy!

Pictures of our popular Thai Cooking Classes available here.

About Thai Food

Thai cuisine is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. In fact, several Thai dishes, such as Tom Yum Soup, are currently under scientific study for their incredible health benefits. Of course, it’s already known that many of the fresh herbs and spices used in Thai cooking – such as turmeric, galangal, coriander, lemongrass, and fresh chillies – have immune-boosting and disease-fighting power. Find out more about these and other ingredients that contribute to making Thai food one of the healthiest you can eat.

Appetizers & Fun Finger Foods

Thai appetizers are designed to awaken your appetite, your taste-buds, and generally get the juices flowing. Here you’ll find a wide range of appetizers to suit every and any occasion.

Soothing Soups

Thai soups are aromatic and flavorful, plus healthy and mood-inspiring! Whether you’re fighting a cold or flu, or simply need a lift, these delicious Thai soup recipes are just what the doctor ordered. They also make great appetizers for dinner parties!

Refreshing Salads

Thai salads are unique and refreshingly different. Some are easy side dishes for everyday eating, while others may be served as the star player. All come with homemade salad dressing recipes which are low-fat, easy to make, and so delicious that you may never want to buy bottled salad dressings ever again! Enjoy!

Rice Recipes

Thai rice recipes range from staple side dishes to main course entrees. Make dinner extra special by serving your main course with Thai Coconut Rice on the side, or stir up a fantastic Thai fried rice dish that needs no other accompaniment other than a healthy appetite. ENJOY!

Stir-Fry Recipes

Thai stir-fry recipes range from quick to classic. Cooked over high heat, preserving nutrients and taste, these dishes are fresh, healthy, and mouth-wateringly aromatic. Fry one up tonight!

Thai Curries

Delicious, aromatic curry recipes are bound to please. Great for everyday eating, or to serve guests, Thai curries are some of the best the world has to offer. ENJOY!

Fish Dishes

While nearly any type of Thai dish can give you that taste-bud zinging experience, it is perhaps in the area of seafood that Thai cooking really hits its stride and shines over and above other cuisines. So check out our fabulous fish recipes, as well as those in the next category (seafood) – you’ll be glad you did!

Seafood Recipes

If you like shellfish or a mixture of fish and seafood, you’ll love what the Thai kitchen has to offer! Sumptuous seafood treats are sure to please every food lover at your table. ENJOY!

Barbecue Recipes

There are few summer delights that can surpass a really good barbecue. To make yours one of the most memorable, be sure to include something Thai on the menu. Unlike your typical store-bought barbecue sauces, Thai marinades and sauces are made simply and easily at home with fresh ingredients – and you’ll taste the difference. Say goodbye to bland and hello to taste-bud zinging flavor with these fantastic concoctions from the Thai kitchen! As a bonus, many of these recipes can be made indoors if the weather doesn’t cooperate, or if you’re in the midst of winter but craving a taste of summer. ENJOY!

Banana Leaf Recipes

Many classic Thai dishes are made with banana leaf. Cooking with banana leaf is fun and easy – and it’s much better for both you and the environment than tin foil. Also, banana leaf adds a a subtle fragrance and taste to foods, as well as lending your dishes a sense of eating in the tropics. Learn how to cook with banana leaf with our scrumptious recipes!


Thai desserts are a curious and wonderful thing to behold – and taste! Unique and always exotic, you’ll find an array of tropical wonders here to suit every sweet tooth at your table. It’s worth noting that although Thai desserts taste rich, they are far healthier and lower in sugar, fat, and calories than most Western-style desserts. So go ahead and satisfy your dessert cravings with one of these delicious Thai treats!

Sauces, Dips, & Condiments

If you like flavor, check out these taste-enhancing sauces. Great added to just about anything, they’ll bring the flavor up to a whole new level. Enjoy!


Thai Cooking Classes

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