Jimmy (Pathitta) James

Brief info

Jimmy has been teaching Thai cooking and table arts for over ten years.

Jimmy has lived and worked in the UK, Australia and Malaysia as well as her native Thailand. English speaking, she has excellent communication skills as well as experience of teaching people from many different countries.

Certifications include:

  • International Hotel and Tourism Industry Management School
  • Tourism Council of Thailand
  • Wandee Culinary School
  • Reliance Tourism and Hotel Management School, Kuala Lumpur

Most people come to learn at our home near Udom Suk BTS station but we also come to you (in Bangkok) and teach you in your own kitchen so that, when you do it yourself, you have already done it in a familiar environment.

To find out more about a course for you, please contact us and leave a local telephone number if possible.

Classes can include all or a selection of the following:


  • traditional Thai dishes
  • cooking techniques
  • regional specialities
  • vegetarian dishes
  • desserts

Food presentation

  • fruit and vegetable carving
  • flower arranging
  • soap carving
  • table decorations

Getting the best ingredients

  • finding a good market
  • origins of produce
  • prices, weights and measures
  • alternative ingredients and modified recipes for cooking overseas
  • visiting a market
  • raw materials selection
  • basic Thai for shopping
  • food safety