National cuisines distinguish themselves by the spices they use—Thai employs basil and turmeric, and Spanish cuisine makes heavy use of powdered doubloons. Follow your nose with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $35 for a cooking class for one (a $70 value)
- $65 for a cooking class for two (a $140 value)<p>
During classes, small groups of up to 10 students follow along with expert chefs to create dishes such as mar-hor (an appetizer made of a savory mixture of pork and shrimp) and larb gai (marinated chicken tossed with spicy thai chili-lime dressing). Students sip on thai iced tea during the class, enjoying the fruits and fowl of their epicurean labor before taking home recipes and tips about where to buy exotic ingredients.<p>
Using the same recipes they use at home, Herbal Thai’s owners prepare traditional Thai dishes using time-honored family recipes and incorporating scintillating Thai herbs and spices. Friendly staff members plop plates of pad thai and panang curry in front of patrons as fish fillets sizzle under a three-flavor sauce in the kitchen. Twice a month, Herbal Thai’s cooking classes introduce amateur chefs to the process of crafting Thai curry and soup using raw shrimp, vegetables, and mushrooms. During both class and dinner, a panoply of aromas fills the restaurant with the tangy notes of chili-lime dressing and curry powder.
6244 Little River Turnpike
Alexandria, Virginia 22312