I love cooking! What I hate is the dicing and mincing or anything that involves food preparation. I’d much rather have everything prepared already and I just go ahead and cook. That’s why I love that garlic can be bought minced in the supermarkets now. Now don’t get me started with onions. That tears me up!
I was actually hesitant to go to the Saigon Cooking Class session at Hoa Tuc — because I’m really just a novice in the kitchen. But now that the session is over, I’m glad I came. Hopefully I can rope in some friends to join me next time. 🙂
From the Gourmet Market Tour, we headed to Hoa Tuc’s classroom for cooking sessions.
Hoa Tuc and the other restaurants beside it are housed in what used to be an Opium Refinery. Hoa Tuc actually means “Opium Poppy” and the same theme is very much seen on the opium poppy designs on the walls, menu, and seat covers.
For the bun thit nhuong, we had to do some barbecuing —