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    Updated on Jul 30, 2020. Posted on Jul 28, 2020

    20 Online Airbnb Experiences For Anyone Who Loves Food And Travel Equally

    Travel with your taste buds.

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    1. Take a flavor-filled trip to Spain by way of a traditional paella cooking class with a top chef.

    huge pot of seafood paella being places on a table
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    Helina, your host, will teach you how to make her family paella recipe, as well as give you an insight into Spanish culture, food, and traditions. (Sangria not required, but highly encouraged.)

    Streaming from: Barcelona, Spain

    Duration: An hour and a half

    Price: From $21/per person

    2. Learn how to cook pasta just like (someone's) nonna used to make.

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    In this experience, one of five of grandma–granddaughter duos will teach you how to make Italian classics like gnocchi with pesto, ravioli with ricotta and spinach, or lasagna. It doesn't get more wholesome than that.

    Streaming from: Palombara Sabina, Italy

    Duration: An hour and a half

    Price: From $24/per person

    3. Prepare delicious, authentic home-style Kenyan dishes courtesy of your host Josephine's family recipes.

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    The menu changes depending on the day of week, but with dishes like curry and chapati (flatbread) or kachumbari (tomato and onion salad) and biryani, you really can't go wrong.

    Streaming from: Nairobi, Kenya

    Duration: An hour and a half

    Price: From $20/person

    4. Ever wonder how the soup gets inside Shanghai soup dumplings? Join pro cooking teacher Cici to discover the secrets to making xiǎo lóng bāo from scratch.

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    Get ready to knead, roll, and pinch your way to dumpling heaven.

    Streaming from: Shanghai, China

    Duration: Two hours

    Price: From $18/person

    5. Pretend you're in Greece with a culinary class focused on popular dishes from different regions around the country.

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    You'll learn how to make simple-yet-tasty recipes like tzatziki, gemista (rice-stuffed veggies), and kagianas (Greek scrambled eggs).

    Streaming from: Agia Paraskevi, Greece

    Duration: Two hours

    Price: From $18/person

    6. Get an introduction to Thai cooking and learn how to make green curry and basil stir-fry that's FAR better than takeout.

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    You'll also get a virtual tour of your host Tatiya's garden, where she'll teach you about typical Thai ingredients.

    Streaming from: Bangkok, Thailand

    Duration: Two hours

    Price: From $22/person

    7. Join a Moroccan family in the kitchen to make one of the country's most popular dishes: tajine with chicken and vegetables.

    chicken and vegetable tajine being prepared
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    Not a fan of chicken tajine? No problem. Just let your host Brahim know — he's a master of many Moroccan dishes and is happy to switch up the menu.

    Streaming from: Marrakech, Morocco

    Duration: An hour and a half

    Price: From $11/person

    8. Next stop: Korea. Minseon will show you how to make traditional Korean dishes like kimchi, bibimbap, or seafood pancakes, step-by-step.

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    The menu changes by the day, so be sure to check the schedule when you book.

    Streaming from: Seongbuk-gu, South Korea

    Duration: An hour and a half

    Price: From $5/person

    9. Plan the ultimate taco Tuesday with a masterclass in the famous Mexican street food.

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    Hosted by professional chef Graciela, you'll learn how to cook everything taco-related, from the tortilla to the filling to the salsa. Buen provecho!

    Streaming from: Mexico City

    Duration: An hour and a half

    Price: From $20/person

    10. Fill your home with the flavors of India as you learn how to make everything from stuffed naan to chicken navratan korma.

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    If India wasn't already at the top of your post-pandemic bucket list, it 100% will be after you've had a taste of Neha's aromatic curries and rice dishes.

    Streaming from: New Delhi, India

    Duration: Two hours

    Price: From $24/person

    11. Whip up some (delightully fluffy) Japanese soufflé pancakes in your very own kitchen.

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    The only problem is: once you've mastered how to make these jiggly pancakes, you'll be eating them for every single meal.

    Streaming from: San Francisco, United States

    Duration: An hour and 15 minutes

    Price: From $15/person

    12. Up for a new quarantine challenge? Try mastering the art of hand-pulled noodles under the guidance of your knowledgeable hosts, Brenda and Lee.

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    You'll learn how to make a hot and sour sauce and two different types of noodles. They're almost as fun to make as they are to eat. Almost.

    Streaming from: Shanghai, China

    Duration: An hour and a half

    Price: From $15/person

    13. Try your hand at making the world-famous pastel de nata — aka Portuguese custard tart.

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    Discover your host Inês's unique family recipe that she began helping her grandmother cook at the ripe old age of six (!!) years old.

    Streaming from: Porto, Portugal

    Duration: An hour and a half

    Price: From $22/person

    14. Discover Argentinian cooking with your host and professional chef, Fran. The menu? Meat empanadas and Fran's grandfather's traditional chimichurri sauce.

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    Fran will teach you how to both bake AND fry your empanada, before you dig into your meal together (with a glass of wine or mate, of course).

    Streaming from: Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Duration: Two hours

    Price: From $10/person

    15. Travel to Bali via your kitchen as you learn how to make a variety of delicious Balinese-focused Indonesian dishes.

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    Think gado-gado (vegetables with peanut sauce), nasi goreng (fried rice), soto ayam (Indonesian chicken soup), or perkedel jagung (corn fritters). All that's missing is an infinity pool...sigh.

    Streaming from: North Denpasar, Indonesia

    Duration: An hour and 45 minutes

    Price: From $18/person

    16. Stuck for weekend plans? Visit South Africa for a simple peppermint crisp dessert-making lesson — and be treated to a magic show while it sets in the fridge.

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    Hosts Natalie and Chad both have a background working on cruise ships, so it's safe to say they know a thing or two about ~entertaining~.

    Streaming from: Johannesburg, South Africa

    Duration: One hour

    Price: From $16/person

    17. Gather a group of friends for a (virtual) vacation to Sweden. First stop: Stockholm, where you'll learn how to make pastries with a pro baker.

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    "But I can't find yeast at the store!!" —you, probably. Never fear — your host Lhea has adapted her cinnamon and cardamon bun recipes to use baking powder instead.

    Streaming from: Stockholm, Sweden

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Price: From $515/group of 12 people

    18. Two words: apple crêpes. You host Emma will walk you through how to make a basic recipe, and once you've got that down pat, the possibilities are endless.

    a slice of apple crêpe on fine china next to a cup of tea
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    If you close your eyes as you take a bite, you *might* be able to trick yourself into thinking you're in France, just for a second.

    Streaming from: Nice, France

    Duration: One hour

    Price: From $12/person

    19. Fill the void of your canceled vacation to Japan with a master course in making udon from scratch.

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    This particular type of udon — known as sanuki udon — is famous for having a smooth and elastic texture and is perfect when served chilled (which bodes well for all those hot summer nights).

    Streaming from: Osaka, Japan

    Duration: An hour and a half

    Price: From $34/person

    20. Missing going out for brunch? SAME. Join Burak as he explains how to put together the ultimate Turkish breakfast — no queuing required.

    turkish breakfast dishes and a cup of tea
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    Turkey knows how to do breakfast. You'll get to make menemen (omelet) and murtağa, plus learn about Turkish coffee and tea rituals and culture.

    Streaming from: Istanbul, Turkey

    Duration: An hour and a half

    Price: From $15/person

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