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Joy's House Center of Tradition & Knowledge

Since 15 years we offer Massage Courses and Cooking Courses to our guests and also to our Family members. Our aim is to teach our wonderful and precious tradition to people who are interested in our culture. Our aim is to spread and protect Thai Knowledge and Thai Tradition by our qualified teachers, by our heart and our wisdom.

Thai Cooking Course

This regional kitchen is honest. You can taste every ingredient. Nothing is held together with some rubbery sauce. It can be mild and spicy, but don't worry you can determine for yourself how mild or spicy you would like to have it. Have a look how Joy's family prepares their own food: That is the superspicy version, and is only reserved for Thais.

In Joy's House, food becomes a savory experience. Ingredients are countless and rich in variety: fresh freshwater fish, marinated fish, tiger prawns, langusten, duck, chicken, salted eggs, rice noodles, mungbean noodles, rice flour, fermented soy beans, spur chilli, dried chilli, galangal, lemon grass, kaffir lime, wild ginger, turmeric, sweet basil, bitter gourds, tamarind, etc., etc....

"Don't miss your Cooking Course"


Thai cooking belongs to the everyday life in Thailand and therefore also to the life of our family in Joy's House. Our family will show you the secrets of the Thai kitchen. Moreover, you will learn the basic form of traditional Thai cooking.

We will guide you through the village where you will experience the local market, buying herbs, vegetables and other ingredients for dinner. You will come back to Joy’s House and learn how to cook real Thai food, taught by the students themselves. You will cook 3 dishes per course.


The Secrets of Thai kitchen
1 week Cooking Course and various markets experience
7 days/6nights at Joy’s House incl. room, meals, cooking course

Cooking starts by buying ingredients. We will show you many different kind of food markets and you will experience Thai Style and Thai tradition.

Thailand has many different tasty cooking styles and the meals we cook will be a Journey from the North to the South.

The kitchen of North Thailand tastes true like the mountain nature. It offers many herbs, short steamed vegetable, spicy grilled meat and sticky rice served in banana leafs. Bangkok has exquisite mild tasty dishes composed in wonderful arrangements.

South Thailand will surprise you with red, green and yellow curries, many kinds of exotic fish variations and tropical fruits.How to chop, compose, sizzle, steam and grill in Thai kitchen. The well trained members of our family are wonderful cooks and step by step, they will open the secrets about Thai kitchen to you.

What you can expect:

  • 6 nights in Standard Room in Joys House
  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • 5x Markets around Chiang Mai
  • 5x Cooking Course with 3 Menu per course
  • 1 Welcome Massage
  • Airport Transfer

1 week cooking course & Massage course

1 week professional Massage Course & Cooking Course
7 Days/6 Nights in Joy’s House

Cooking and massage, both belongs to the everyday life in Thailand and therefore also to the Life of our Family in Joy's House. This week family shows you the secrets of the Thai kitchen and also our various kinds of charming markets in Chiang Mai. Moreover, you will learn the basic form of the Traditional Thai massage.

1 Day: Welcome at Chiang Mai Airport

We will meet you at the Airport and warm welcome you to Joy’s House,
Relax at the swimming pool; learn your first words in Thai,
Enjoy our delicious Thai meal and sleep well.

Day 2-6:

09.00 After Breakfast Massage Course (2.5 hours) Thai Massage
15.30 we will see different local markets where we will buy all ingredients for your cooking course.
17.30 Cooking Course with our family incl. cookery information to take home.
19.00 Dinner with the family and often with other guests who want to enjoy.

Day 7: Say Good bye

After breakfast we will bring you to the Airport. Or you go on with another program.

  • 6 overnights, Breakfast, Lunch, ingredients for dinner
  • 5x Massage Course
  • 5x Cooking Course (we will decide together what we will cook)
  • Dinner with the family
  • 1 Welcome Massage
  • Airport Transfer
  • Bycicle always available or local 3wheels motorbike

School Prices

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Joy's House, 114 moo 9, Sanpeesua Village, Muang Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand 50300
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