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Cooking School Koh Chang

Thai cuisine is the national cuisine of Thailand. Blending elements of several Southeast Asian traditions.

The Thai Cuisine is considered as one of the delicious cuisines worldwide. Koh Chang cooking school, which was established back in 2000 offers various classes on how to prepare various Thailand delicacies from naturally grown herbs and vegetables in the region. The thai cuisine encompasses mixing various types of Asian traditions with emphasis on light preparations with unique aromatic components. Strong aromatic elements give the cuisine spiciness synonymous with Thai foods. Thai cuisine will not be complete without the balance, variety provision and detailing. A basic Thai meal comprise at least three taste senses including bitter, sour, salty and sweet.


At the school, tourists can take different classes on growing various different types of Thai ingredients, how to prepare them in readiness for cooking, how to combine them to give a specific taste and how to present them in Thai style. More than often, you will be allowed to eat your own cooking. A single class may involve preparing up to 5 dishes at the same time. The dishes may include an appetizer, Soup, curry paste, rice or noodle dishes, fried dishes, spicy salad and finally a dessert. One of the most important things to employ when preparing the Thai cuisine is the use of the smell and taste senses.



Course A (9am - 1pm) Course B (3 pm - 7 pm) Course C (Sunday)
Pad Thai Spring roll Pad see-euw
Tom-Zam or Tom Kha Tom YamGoong or Tom-KhaGai Pha-goong
Making Curry Paste Making Curry Paste Lab gai
Pa-Naeng / Yellow Curry / Red Curry Green Curry / massaman / Red Curry Papaya salad
Fried cashew nuts Fried hot basil Pad prew whan
Sticky rice with mangoes Banana in coconut milk Sticky rice pudding / mangoes


Other things you may be able to learn at the school are the different types of Thailand meal courses, how they are prepared and what to be included in each course. The two major courses are the Arun-sawas and Sayan Sawas courses. The Arun sawasa course is usually served at around 10.00 in the morning and the Sayan Sawas is served at around 4.00 in the evening. The cost of theese classes is averagely 1,200 Baht inclusive of transportation to and from your resort or accommodation facility.


published: 08.03.2012

Klong Son Beach is good for:

peace and quiet

sandy beach



Short description:

Klong Son beach (or Had Klong Son) is located on the north of Koh Chang. Nice bay at the very top of the island. Pure white sand stretch of beach, shaded with coconut trees. Klong Son gets very low numbers of visitors with the bulk of the backpackers and tourists alike speeding south enroute to Koh Chang's finer and more popular stretches of sand.

White Sand Beach is good for:

night live

sandy beach

variety of restaurants


Short description:

Koh Chang's most famous stretch of sand, at over 2km long there's certainly room for everyone! Lined with bungalows, food stalls and shops this is one of the best beaches in all of Thailand.

Klong Phrao Beach is good for:

tranquil surroundings

gorgeous rocky landscape

all sorts of activities

quiet and peaceful

Short description:

Situated on the somewhat less glamorous, northern side of the Koh Chang Island, Klong Prao isn’t all that much of tourist destination, especially for those who are in need of a true holiday experience of the exotic kind.

Lonely Beach is good for:

great sunset

cheap and peaceful retreat

all sorts of beach activities

perfect for family

Short description:

Also known as Kai Bae Beach, this is the spot to catch a great sunset! A few small shops and food stalls are along the beach, a good spot to chill out away from the crowds at White Sands Beach.

Bangbao Bay is good for:


seafood restaurants



Short description:

A well-sheltered bay with a small and quiet beach. It is a fishing community where residents still live in houses built on stilts and are connected by wooden bridges. There are a growing number of tourist shops, scuba dive outlets and seafood restaurants offering a good selection of seafood.

Salak Khok Bay is good for:

pretty, unspoiled area

traditional Thai community


quiet and peaceful

Short description:

There aren’t so much attraction in Salak Kok, but tourists can Kayak among the mangroves. Salak Kok Bay still has a fishing community that doesn’t change so much in many years, a great place to see the real traditional Thai community.



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