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Cooking Thai with Pailin at MCA

Learn how to cook 3 Thai dishes with Pailin our guest chef instructor all the way from Chang Mai Thailand. Pailin has a cooking school in Chang Mai however due to travel restrictions her school is not in operation at the moment. Pailin will be using as many local ingredients as possible for her dishes, and showing us how we can source Asian ingredients locally.

Dishes we will be making:

Pad Thai - A famous Thai dish, Pad Thai is eaten all over Thailand.

Tom Yum Goong - Spicy and sour soup with lemongrass, prawn and mushroom

Fresh Spring Rolls - Bo Bia Sot. - A healthier alternative to the fried variety, originally from Vietnam but commonly found in Thailand.


  • Understanding the key flavours of Thai cuisine

  • Prepare 3 dishes that you will be able to replicate at home

  • Understanding kitchen professionalism: timing, cleanliness and organisation

  • Practising basic knife cuts and techniques

  • Plating food beautifully

Regardless of what we’re cooking, you don’t have to worry about a thing as we’ll provide all the recipes, tools and ingredients you need for the session.

After we’re done? Well, things don’t end once the cooking session is complete. You can choose to dig into your meal with a glass of wine or take your dishes home to share.

About Pailin

Born and raised in Chiang Mai, Thailand, Pailin’s passion for Thai cuisine started at the age of 11 when she helped her mum in their family business restaurants. Her passion continued to develop throughout her time right after university where she opened her Thai cookery school in Chiang Mai Thailand “Pantawan Cooking” in 2012 with the recipes that passed on from her grandmother. Pailin’s intention is to expand the knowledge of Thai cuisine to people around the world.

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