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Rice & Friends Chinese cooking School

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Address: 1 HongLongJing, Dali 671000, China
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+86 151 2526 4065
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Rice & Friends Chinese cooking school offers hands-on Chinese cooking...

Rice & Friends Chinese cooking school offers hands-on Chinese cooking courses with English instruction in a beautiful open-air setup with mountain views. It is a very authentic and personal 5-hour cooking experience, including outdoor-market shopping for ingredients, introduction to the theory of Chinese cooking, hands-on preparation of 3 dishes with a recipe booklet to take away and plenty of time for everybody to sit down together and enjoy the meal they cooked themselves. The receipes has been tested overseas and specially designed in order to make sure you can still get all the ingredients for those dishes when you are back home.

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Excellent food tour

We enjoyed the one day food tour very much! This tour combines a cooking class (dumplings), a visit to a local market, a street food experience (we learned how to make local... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the one day food tour very much! This tour combines a cooking class (dumplings), a visit to a local market, a street food experience (we learned how to make local street food staple baba) and a hot pot dinner (which was the perfect choice after a cold and rainy day). Luxi was a very knowledgeable and friendly host... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It is a great experience and the host is absolutely fabulous! We took the classes yesterday with two other couples so it was a good amount of people to have fun but also to get a lot of help from the host. The school is difficult to find so I think it is a great idea that the meeting point... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did the one day culinary tour and it was really amazing. Luxi is the nicest person and you can feel that she really likes what she is doing. The cooking course is amazing as Luxi is not only explaining how to cook the three dishes but also gives you a feeling for Chinese food in general. If you stay... More 

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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

My partner and I took the Yunnan day tour and cooking course and had one of he best days of our stay in China. We paid what I think was a very reasonable 1000RMB for two people which included a full day tour plus cooking class all food and ingredients included in the price. The food was amazing and the... More 

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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

zhuLi was a fantastic teacher, patient, calm, encouraging and skilfully taught us the finer details of dumpling making, from scratch. Would recommend any of her classes.

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Thank dee c
Chengdu, China
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Our charming host introduced us to many foods which I have been looking at for a year, not knowing what they were. Learnt about Yunaan cooking in a way that informs rather than teaches by rote so I feel that I am ready for more Chinese cooking as well.

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Thank Greguke
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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Today a friend and I took the "Yunnan Specialty" course with a market tour. The host was taking us to a local market and showed us all sorts of crazy food we didn't even know that existed. Her knowledge was huge on Chinese food, hence all our questions got answered. For a hobby chef I believe the meals were a... More 

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had so much fun and the food was so good, would definitely recommend, and I'd do it again! Luxi is very nice and explained everything in details, at the end you also get the notes with the recipes.

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We opted for a 1 day culinary adventure. We started the day of with some breakfast speciality, and the went on to see how baba (粑粑)are made, and got the chance to make our own, which we ate for breakfast with Yunnan coffee. Next up was a tour of the local market, which was really great, as you learn so... More 

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Thank Sjoerd B
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful experience in Dali, the course itself was hands on and super instructive with tons of insight on the Chinese kitchen. The meals we learned to cook are easy to reproduce and delicious ! But above all Luxe is a passionated teacher, very friendly and very professional. It was a pleasure meeting her!!!

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