If the smell of the fresh herbs doesn’t invigorate you, the crashing water will

Combine your love of food and travel by flexing your culinary muscles at one of these cooking schools


Go Truffle Hunting In Tuscany

When you cook with divine ingredients, you can’t help but create mouthwatering dishes. At the Borgo Santo Pietro hotel, set in the Tuscan countryside, you are given the chance to go truffle hunting with dogs before the hotel’s Michelin-starred chef shows you how to cook truffle dishes at the Borgo Cooking School.


Make Macarons With Alain Ducasse In Paris

The famed French chef runs a cooking school in the heart of Paris. Here you will be able to try everything from whipping up a haute cuisine dish from one of his three Michelin star restaurants to making choux pastry and macarons. And at the Ecole Cusines Alain Ducasse you can also brush up on your wine knowledge too.


Create Mountains Of Mezze In Petra

On the footsteps of the famed UNESCO site, you’ll find a local cooking school that’s ready to show you how to create some of Jordan’s mouthwatering dishes. Within one evening, Petra Kitchen will show you how to make a Middle Eastern feast of soup, salad, hot and cold mezze and a main course dish such as Magluba (meat with rice and spices). And what’s even better is that you get the chance to sample it before you go home.


Cook With A Peruvian Chef in Lima

Peruvian Chef Penelope Alzamora has thrown open the doors to her apartment in Barranco to give food fans the chance to create some of the country’s most famous dishes. She will take you on a tour of the local market and introduce you to some of her favourite vendors, before you take an array of fresh ingredients back to her kitchen where you will learn how to create ceviches, tapas and even a pisco sour.


Dice Ingredients By A Waterfall In Laos

For a kitchen with a difference, cook by a waterfall. Join chefs from Sofitel Luang Prabang to make an array of Laotian dishes by the Kuang Si Waterfall. If the smell of the fresh herbs doesn’t invigorate you, the crashing water will. You will be driven past rice paddy fields and small villages to the falls, where the chefs will give you tips and tricks on how to create the dishes, before you dine on what you have made by the water.

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