SITCA is the world renowned Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts in Koh Samui. This is an class like no other, teaching you a life skill and new way of thinking about food that will stay with you for a life time.
The Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts have been teaching people from all over the world the skills to produce authentic Thai cuisine. Featured on BBC World TV and recommended by Lonely Planet, Frommer’s and Rough Guide, what better location to learn these skills than the jewel in Thailand’s crown, the island of Koh Samui.
Maybe you’re a fan of cookery shows or have a library full of cookbooks, but none of which inspire you to actually make these meals yourself. Well, when you experience a cookery course at SITCA, it may just change your life and the food you prepare for your friends and family.
The teachers at SITCA are so passionate about the Thai food they create, that their enthusiasm will doubtlessly rub off on you. At the institute you won’t just learn how to recreate a meal, you’ll learn about the traditional Thai ingredients, where they are grown and how they are produced. You’ll learn about the meaning of Thai food and the traditional and religious aspect of the delicacies you are creating.
There are also other exciting learning opportunities when you enrol at SITCA. There are fruit carving classes, where you can learn the art that adorns many Asian plates. You can choose from intensive lessons at the Institute of Culinary Arts or short one day classes as part of a group. All this while submerging yourself in Thai culture and scenery, and possibly making some lifelong friends along the way.
The daily classes last for 3 hours and you will learn how to make a selection of Thai pastes and curry dishes. If you complete 3 or more classes with the SITCA, you will receive a certificate of completion. This is an activity where the whole family can join in, with children over 12 years of age welcome to participate – so you can start them young!
Intensive courses at the Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts last for either 6 or 8 days and you will learn to make a huge number of dishes including authentic soups, curries, stir-fries and Asian desserts.
SITCA is an incredibly popular cookery school that’s been featured on a number of television programmes and tour guides. The top class skills of the staff are known the world over. This is why it is very important to book ahead. Reserving your SITCA classes though Samuipedia couldn’t be easier. We will enrol you on the course of your choice and you turn up on the day, ready to create some tasty Thai cuisine!
So book with us today and transform the way you think about food forever.
|Every Monday at 11:00||Home made red curry paste||Every Monday at 16:00||Home made massaman curry paste|
|Red curry with chicken and potatoes||Massaman curry with chicken and potatoes|
|Spicy prawn soup (tom yum goong)||Deep fried spring rolls|
|Savoury friend flat noodle with pork||Spicy prawn salad with lemon grass|
|Every Tuesday at 11:00||Home made green curry paste||Every Tuesday at 16:00||Steamed chicken with mixed herbs|
|Green curry with chicken and potatoes||Penang curry with pork|
|Spicy glass noodle salad with prawns||spicy fish soup with sweet basil|
|Stir fried vegetables or tofu and sweet & sour sauce||Fried rice with prawns|
|Every Wednesday at 11:00||Home made chu chee curry paste||Every Wednesday at 11:00||Stir fried noodles with prawns (pad Thai goong)|
|Chu chee curry with seafood||Spicy deep friend fish salad|
|Pumpkin coconut milk soup with pork balls||Green curry with mixed vegetables or tofu|
|Stir friend chicken with ginger in oyster sauce||Coconut milk soup with chicken (tom kha gai)|
|Every Thursday at 11:00||Home made red hot curry paste||Every Thursday at 16:00||Home made penang curry paste|
|Red hot curry with pork||Penang curry with chicken|
|Stir fried spicy seafood with holy basil||Steamed fish with ginger in soy sauce|
|Coconut milk soup with fish and turmeric||Stir fried flat noodle with pork|
|Every Friday at 11:00||Home made yellow curry paste||Every Friday at 16:00||Deep fried chicken with lemon grass|
|Yellow curry with chicken and potatoes||Spicy coconut milk soup with seafood|
|Glass noodle soup with tofu||Chu chee curry with fish|
|Deep fried fish with turmeric||Fried rice with mixed vegetables|
|Every Saturday at 11:00||Chick satay||Every Saturday at 16:00||Home made red curry paste|
|Papaya salad||Red curry with roasted duck|
|Fish soup with dill||Stir friend pork in oyster sauce|
|Steamed rice with coconut cream||Fried noodle with prawns (Pad Thai)|