Papaya Salad

Will you succeed to make an emblematic Thai dish ?

Discover Traditional Thai Food


Thai food can be considered as one of the best in the world, as the cuisine is based on a lot of flavors, spicy perfumes.


The most known is the unmissable Pad Thai, which main ingredient is noodles, is classified as an emblematic dish of the country, but there’s also other dishes like the Khao Phat wish is composed of fried rice with vegetables often accompanied by meat or fish.


These are the most known, but they are not the only dishes that made the Thailand’s reputation in the field of gastronomy.


Others like Tom Kha, Panang, Pat Krapao, Khao Niao and others have made Thailand shine in the culinar field, but of all these dishes, the dish that we will focus on in this activity and you will learn about his culture and story, but also how to make it is the Papaya salad also called Som Tam!

Make & Eat Your Own Papaya Salad!


The Papaya salad is one of the most well-known traditional Thai dishes. It basically is a spicy salad made from shredded unripe papaya, but it is a dish to which you can add a multitude of ingredient in order to decline it in different form.


It originated from the Isan area in the northeast of Thailand. The dish is flavorful and has a several different variations.


To make a Som Tam, the ingredients are mixed and pounded in a mortar. The dish combines the five main tastes of the local cuisine: sour lime, hot chili, salty, savory fish sauce, and sweetness added by palm sugar.


Som tam is very popular in Thailand and is often eaten in a group along with other Isan dishes like gai yang (Thai grilled chicken), laarb (a cold meat salad), and kor moo yang (Thai grilled pork). You often see groups of office workers out to lunch together enjoying som tam.

Experience the deliciousness of authentic Thai papaya salad!

About the Som Tam activity



This is the perfect activity that will allow you to learn more traditional Thai food and experience it while you spend an enjoyable afternoon with your group.


You will have the chance to visit local places and markets to search for the freshest ingredients to put in your preparation, you will have to negotiate with locals to get your ingredients at the lowest prices competing with your friends and group to find out who does the best business.


Moreover, in an idyllic location near temples you will be guided by a professional instructor who will learn you step by step and who will rate your final Som tam.


Furthermore you will be able to customize the dish to suit your taste. Thanks to these conditions and this support, you will be in the best conditions possible to experience the Thai food and make the best Som Tam possible!

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Book your Som Tam cooking class session!

In this activity, throughout the day, you will be able to discover the culture with local peoples in markets searching for ingredients on your own, you will learn about the Thai cuisine and its origins.


This is the perfect activity for groups of all ages and sizes. Whether you are with your friends, your family or even with your colleagues, this is a great chance to spend good times together while you discover Thai culture while you prepare and then enjoy some delicious traditional Thai food.


You are interested in this culinary activity ? Do not hesitate to contact us to book your session right now!


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