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4-Hour Peruvian Cooking Class at Marcelo Batata Restaurant in Cusco

Highlights
  • Learn how to shop for fresh ingredients in a local market
  • In-depth commentary on Peru's culinary history from a chef guide
  • Step-by-step instructions for several dishes that you can recreate at home
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4-Hour Peruvian Cooking Class at Marcelo Batata Restaurant in Cusco
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4-Hour Peruvian Cooking Class at Marcelo Batata Restaurant in Cusco
US$90.00
Overview
Take a deep dive into Peruvian culinary culture with this cooking class at Cusco's Marcelo Batata restaurant. Eating at local restaurants can give you a taste of the food, but learning to cook it yourself from an expert chef takes it to a new level. Accompany your host on a shopping trip to the San Pedro Market, before returning to the kitchen to learn typical Peruvian specialties.
What to Expect
Once you arrive, meet your chef/instructor and listen to a brief introduction on Peruvian cuisine. This class is geared toward curious travelers that want to learn by doing, not just by eating at local restaurants. Through the chef's commentary, come to understand the history of Peruvian cuisine in a way that you couldn't by simply tasting a few local delicacies.

Head to the San Pedro Market on a guided tour, where you'll learn how to pick out the best ingredients by color, aroma, and texture. Taste several varieties of exotic fruits endemic to Peru before returning to the restaurant's kitchen for your cooking lesson. Learn how to make dishes, such as ceviche with fresh fish, the national drink pisco sour, and lomo saltado (stir-fry dish). Then, sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labor.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
MUST DO!

I still rave about this extraordinary culinary experience! Jose Luis is amazing and so knowledgeable - a walking encyclopaedia on flora and fauna of Peru. The bar, kitchen and marketplace were wonderful. I dont want to give to many details of the actual class as...More

Thank Tambli
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun tasting and cooking class

Our group had a great time sampling Pisco, appetizers and various fruits along with learning some history and Peruvian food culture. This was definitely one of the highlights of our trip. The class was well organized, playful and just a great time. I would definitely...More

Thank Minnie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
excellent experience

It was very interesting to know Art of Peruvian kitchen. Food was existing testy. It was a great pleasure to spend time to cook and communicate with our wonderful teacher.

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
2nd international culinary experience

We recently participated in a cooking class in Thailand and had so much fun we wanted to try something in Peru. The entire experience was different in a great way! Alejandro was our master chef for the afternoon. He knew how to keep the audience...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Playful and tasty cooking lesson

An enjoyable experience with great fun adapted to a small group. The discovery of Peruvian tastes is not only limited to cuisine specialties, products and spices, but includes also the making of cocktails and wine tasting.

Thank Sidney B
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Waterapples
23 July 2018|
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Response from Kim T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it should take you 10-15 minutes to walk to Calle Palacio 135 for the cooking class.
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