HCM CITY — A cooking class featuring Thai cuisine took place at the Consulate General of Thailand on January 27. The class was instructed by Associate Professor Torroong Jarungidanan, a foremost expert on Thai cuisine, author, and a founder of many famous Thai restaurants in Thailand. Thai food and ingredients for Thai food can be found in supermarkets and local markets across the city, while Thai restaurants, many of which are locally owned and operated, are always packed. He also said he is really amazed that people can find all the ingredients to make Thai food in HCM City. The event was co-organised by the Consulate General of Thailand in HCM City, Thai Trade Center in HCM City, and the Tourism Authority of Thailand in HCM City and sponsored by Thai Airways, C.P.