Cooking school in the jungle of Khao Sok

Cooking at Rungfah Farm Stay at Khao Sok, South Thailand

In 2018 I did stay 2 nights in Khao Sok, what is home to a beautiful limestone mountain range with a tropical jungle and a huge lake and rivers. A great place to go hiking and kayaking. But what to do when it is raining already for days? Well you go for jungle cooking lessons at Rungfah Farm Stay what is located in the jungle of Khao Sok. A young local man and his family have setup an ecological farm stay and cooking school. Here you can learn the traditional jungle way of making Thai food. And of course they have 2 very basic bamboo bungalows where you could stay. But we did go for cooking lessons. So we started with walking around at the farm to collect the food that we would be cooking like fresh bamboo sprouts, duck eggs, herbs and vegetables. Then to begin with our host Yu starts to make a small fire to cook the rice in bamboo containers. We did learn how to remove the coconut from the nuts and our coconut curry was cooked on a small BBQ. For everything natural products were used, even our food was served in bamboo cut in half. And to drink from we had small bamboo containers. I loved the afternoon at Rungfah Farm Stay and I hope to come back some day.

Cooking at Rungfah Farm Stay at Khao Sok, South Thailand

Cooking at Rungfah Farm Stay at Khao Sok, South Thailand

Cooking at Rungfah Farm Stay at Khao Sok, South Thailand

Cooking at Rungfah Farm Stay at Khao Sok, South Thailand

Cooking at Rungfah Farm Stay at Khao Sok, South Thailand

Cooking at Rungfah Farm Stay at Khao Sok, South Thailand

Cooking rice in bamboo at Rungfah Farm Stay in Khao Sok, Thailand
Cooking rice in bamboo at Rungfah Farm Stay in Khao Sok, Thailand

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The journey of Traveling 2 Thailand did begin with One Night in Bangkok in 1985 and since 2009 it became a personal non-commercial travel blog as inspiration for traveling & motorbike riding in Thailand. Made just for the sheer love of traveling and sharing experience about traveling in South-East Asia. To travel beyond the beaten track & highlights. Enjoy!