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Hipcooks offers classes that are more like gatherings of friends

Students learned to make spring rolls during a cooking class on Thai food at Hipcooks OC in Santa Ana.  (Kevin Chang / Weekend)
Manager Suzana Pinkerton holds up mint leaves as she goes through the ingredients for a cooking class on Thai food at Hipcooks OC in Santa Ana.  (Kevin Chang / Weekend)

From left, Adrienne Yam, Michael and Allison Ashbaker, and Roy and Julie McCrory make spring rolls during a cooking class on Thai food at Hipcooks OC in Santa Ana.

 (Kevin Chang / Weekend)
Students learned to make coconut sticky rice with shrimp during a cooking class on Thai food at Hipcooks OC in Santa Ana.  (Kevin Chang / Weekend)
Colton Whitney, left, and Heather Martin observe their rice paper, used for making spring rolls.  (Kevin Chang / Weekend)
From left, Ken Romero, Jenn Soon and Walter Lopez prepare ingredients as they learn to make spring rolls during a cooking class on Thai food at Hipcooks OC in Santa Ana.  (Kevin Chang / Weekend)

Students enjoy their first course during a cooking class on Thai food at Hipcooks OC in Santa Ana.

 (Kevin Chang / Weekend)
Jose Pila, left, and Aisy Naidu laugh as they put together spring rolls during a cooking class on Thai food at Hipcooks OC in Santa Ana.  (Kevin Chang / Weekend)
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