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Lima, Peru

Peruvian Cooking Class & Local Market Tour

Half Day | Cooking Class and Walking tours

Experience Peruvian culture through food in this market tour and cooking class taught by local chefs. You will have the chance to learn to make one of four options: seafood, chicken, meat, and vegetarian. You'll use traditional ceramic pots for the cooking to give you a very authentic experience. You will be taken on local market tour where you can try local tapas and exotic fruits.

Right for You?

Duration

Half Day

Travel Style

Foodie Fun and Cultural Immersion

Languages

English and Spanish

Physical Activity

Light activity

Location

City/Urban

Connect

Haku Tours

Locally Owned Nonprofit
Starts at:

$73/person

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Speaks: English and Spanish

Highlights

  • Learn to make authentic Peruvian dishes in a hands-on class
  • Cook with traditional Peruvian pots
  • Visit a local market and try a variety of local snacks, fruits, and tapas

Details

Schedule

Cooking lessons start at 9am and 2pm

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

Seafood: The main course will be "Pescado a la Chorrillana" which is made with fried onions, tomatoes, chili pepper, bay leaf, fish broth, and fish fillet. As a starter you will also learn to make Ceviche which the most popular dish among Peruvians! It is made using small pieces of raw fish marinated in fresh lime juice tender onions, boiled sweet potatoes and the option to mix Andean chilis
Chicken: The main course will be "Aji de Pollo", or chili chicken, which is thin strips of chicken served with a spicy, creamy sauce made with non spicy yellow chilis, cheese, milk, and crunchy bread. As a starter, you will learn to make "Causa Limena" which is made of organic yellow potatoes seasoned with lime and hot pepper, and filled with fresh seasonal local veggies.
Meat: The main dish is "Lomo saltado" made with beef tenderloin, onions, tomatoes, peppers, and other spices and is served with fries and rice. As a starter, you will also learn to make "Papa Rellena" which are little balls made of potatoes and are filled with either meat, vegetables, or quinoa and served with "salsa criolla".
Vegetarian: The main course in this lesson is stuffed capsicum, filled with fresh organic vegetable, quinoa, and aromatic herbs from northern region of the country. As a starter you will learn to make "Solterito", meaning single men, which is made with green peas, faba beans, quinoa, and olive oil.

What's Included

Activities

Walking tours and Cooking Class

Guide

Bilingual guide

Food

All meals included

Transport

Walk and Private car

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Haku Tours

Locally Owned Nonprofit

Start your adventure by exploring Peruvian culture in Lima! If you're only spending a few hours in the city, Haku Tours offers a variety of classes and short tours that you can take part in like: cooking classes, visits to local markets, and city walking tours. If you've got a few days in Lima, then you can head out for a full day nature trek, go to the Pachacamac Pyramids Sanctuary or try boarding down some sand dunes. Best yet, proceeds from all tours and experiences support local communities and Haku's social projects.

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Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (included) and Get picked up (extra $)
Pick up and drop off is included in the price only if your hotel is located in Miraflores, San Isidro or Barranco. Outside of these areas, a small fee is charged for transportation from your hotel.