Visitors to Trincomalee, Sri Lanka’s famous seaside town, shouldn’t miss an opportunity to have an authentic cooking experience! The beautiful natural surroundings make the perfect backdrop for a morning spent in downtown Trincomalee’s most crowded market. Purchase a few items or snacks and hop in a tuk-tuk to speed over to a local’s home. Therein simple, but warm surroundings, you’ll get a glimpse into how Sri Lankans live, cook, and enjoy their delicious cuisine.
When you book this class, please indicate if you have any dietary restrictions. We will do our best to accommodate all guests who let us know in advance.
Sample Class Schedule:
10 AM Meet at the Local Market in Trincomalee
10:45 AM Tuk Tuk Ride to Our Home
11 AM Make and Snack on Appetizers
1 PM Finish Cooking and Eat
1:30 PM Enjoy Dessert, Fruit, and Depart Afterwards
Class Sizes: 1-4 participants
Example Menu Items:
Traditional Deep Fried Fish Cutlets
Flavor-Packed Red Chicken Curry
or Yellow Pumpkin Curry (Veg option)
Traditional Sri Lankan Dessert
Inspiring marginalized youth in Bangkok through the power of food!
“Leaders in the kitchen, are leaders in the community.”
We help students who are at risk of:
Although Bangkok is a city well known for its food, there are still communities where people struggle to feed themselves. Courageous Kitchen’s aim is to fund basic needs, feed the hungry, and educate people so they have the means to lift themselves out of poverty. We currently work with at-risk students and their families in a few small communities in Bangkok.
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This is an in-home cooking class run by a nonprofit organization and not a cooking school. Please respect our home and culture. Guests will be asked to participate in cooking and eating traditionally, including using your hands to eat and sitting on the floor.
Proceeds from your booking will help us empower women in Sri Lanka through entrepreneurship.
All bookings are non-refundable. You can change the date of your booking if you notify us 24 hours in advance (subject to availability).
If you have any allergies, preferences, or special requests you are responsible for letting us know in advance. We are happy to adjust our recipes accordingly if you notify us.
Children under 5 are welcome to attend for free, make a note in your booking and make sure they are under your supervision at all times.