Popular Cooking Vacations around the World
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Creative chef Jacquelyn D. Kirkland develops
her cooking skills continually and enjoys
learning from renowned chefs around the
world through their various recipes, books, and
even television shows. In addition to her worldly
culinary tastes, Jacquelyn D. Kirkland is fond of
For individuals who love cooking, vacations
offer a chance to learn new techniques and
skills that are unique to their destinations.
Following are some of the top cooking
vacations around the world.
- Barcelona Cooking: Offering a wide range of
cooking classes for tourists, Barcelona Cooking
teaches visitors about cooking like a local.
Individuals can choose from multiple topics,
such as learning how to prepare a four-course
meal of local favorites. It is a popular activity
for travelers looking to expand their culinary
skills while enjoying the Barcelona food scene.
- Los Dos Cooking School: Located in Merida,
Mexico, this school provides students with an
opportunity to tour the huge Lucas de Galvez
market for local ingredients before learning
about classic Mayan and Mexican dishes.
Students who complete the class learn about
such cooking techniques as charring chilis over
an open flame and rolling tamales.
- Baipai Thai Cooking School: Offering classes
in English, this school gives students the chance
to learn about traditional, practical Thai
cooking techniques. Classes last for only four
hours and provide several tips for reproducing
the menu with non-local ingredients, ensuring
that students can enjoy what they learn even
after returning home.