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Chinese cooking class/school/course (in Mandarin) in Taipei?

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Chinese cooking class/school/course (in Mandarin) in Taipei?

Postby terence » 24 Sep 2006, 12:21


Does anyone know of a few good cooking classes/schools in Taipei?

I'm really not interested in more classes on European cuisine, but would love to spend some time in Chinese cooking classes (包子,海參,etc.), possibly even taught in Chinese so that my food vocabulary improves dramatically. :)

Any thoughts or recommendations would be greatly appreciated!

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Postby gcat » 24 Sep 2006, 14:46

The adult education colleges 社區大學 have lots of classes, and they're pretty cheap. It's worth having a look.

Their website (Chinese) is:
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Postby enzo+ » 24 Sep 2006, 16:49

The China Youth Corps and Weichuan Foods are quite well known locally for their cooking classes. You can phone them, or drop by to get some information:

China Youth Corps
45, Kuanchien (Guanqian) Rd, that's the street next to the Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Tower across from the railway station
they're on Songjiang Rd just north of Nanjing E Rd, in the building that houses a Barista and a Toyota dealership.
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Postby tmwc » 26 Sep 2006, 11:02

Jodie (of Jodie's Kitchen) was offering classes a while back. She's contactable via Bikefarm.
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Postby canucktyuktuk » 26 Sep 2006, 12:23

Theres a restaurant supply place in Banqiao that offers cooking classes, or at least they used to. I'll find out more sooner or later. Don't have the address now.
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Postby scorn not her simplicity » 27 Sep 2006, 07:22

Try this:
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Postby terence » 28 Sep 2006, 21:29

Wow, thank you so much for these great ideas... Now I just need to get my cooking vocab up to scratch. :)

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Re: Cooking class/school in Taipei

Postby richet2 » 12 Mar 2009, 15:42

I had some great Taiwanese cooking classes with Jodie last year. She has a website,

She charged about $120 (US) for a private class for one, but they really were amazing and absolutely worth that, in my opinion. She's very enthusiastic about good food and she really wants to share that with everyone. I think she only ever teaches one or two people in each class. So you won't be in a group of 15 backpackers like a cooking school in Thailand! :lol:

Almost every recipe she taught me was not only a revelation, but also delicious. She's a very good teacher, too, by that I mean that I now actually know how to make the things she taught me, and I still do make my favorite ones, like sesame noodles and the weird but wonderful spicy pineapple :notworthy:
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Re: Chinese cooking class/school/course (in Mandarin) in Taipei?

Postby Huaxia » 25 Oct 2009, 10:42

A five hour class for 4000 ntd sounds like a good deal
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