Thai Cookery Courses
“Like many of my professional chef colleagues hoping to complete a Thai cooking course whilst visiting Thailand, I found the available courses were rather limiting. Although there are some professional schools in Bangkok, I found the courses on offer to be too lengthy and rigid in structure for my needs. The only alternative was what I call ‘backpacker cooking schools’, which are geared for those on holiday in Thailand, these were far too elementary for a professional chef. There are a few, reasonable master classes however these are also aimed for the non-professional enthusiast.
I was beginning to feel my only option would be to take a season out from working on yachts to get a job in a large Thai hotel or restaurant … but then I found someone offering private one on one tuition … at last a solution to my needs.
Since then I have moved to Thailand and friends often ask me if there is a cooking school that I’d recommend. Unable to do so they too have searched and the feedback has always been the same … the options are very limited.
I therefore decided to organise these courses at Limeleaf Kitchen for friends and colleagues in the industry to fill this gap and to provide a worthwhile and fun side to Limeleaf Kitchen”.
We shall be creating a database of professional Thai chefs who can be called on to impart their knowledge, skills and understanding of the Thai kitchen to Western chefs in a relaxed and informal manner.
All tuition and courses will be created on an individual basis with you deciding on the menus and dishes that you want to cover.
Please get in touch if you have any questions or if you would like to be kept informed about Limeleaf Kitchen. [ firstname.lastname@example.org ]
June 2012: Our new office in Chiang Mai is now open at 41 Singharat Road, Soi 3, Chiang Mai. Why not pop in for a tea and a chat. The office is manned most days unless we're away on a trek, in which case please call us.
March 2011: Official launch of the Limeleaf website! Please tell all your friends to check us out.
Feb 2011:Happy Lahu New Year!
We had a fantastic time dancing and celebrating for the spirits at "Doi Muht" Ant Mountain. (Limeleaf lodge's nearest Lahu village) for "Kho Jouw We"(Lahu New Year) Thanks to all who helped make it so memorable.
Jan 2011: Happy New Year from all of us at Limeleaf!
Thanks to everyone who came to the Lime Leaf Lodge for our Christmas trek and New Year festivities. We look forward to seeing you again.
We offer galley training that will provide you with the culinary skills and practical knowledge to cook aboard a yacht and to manage a galley at sea.
We are also creating a practical forum for chefs to gain Thai/Asian cooking instruction and to exchange Western cooking knowledge and skills in in a non-teaching environment.
Limeleaf Kitchen will be opening soon.
Come to stay at the Lime Leaf eco-Lodge in the hills north of Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand. Situated on the edge of virgin jungle near to the Black Lahu village of Doi Moht, we offer a rare retreat and escape from the city of Chiang Mai … whether you want to trek or just relax and kickback.