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Private Cooking Class in Cusco, Peru

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    What to Expect
    This gastronomical journey takes you throughout Peruv including the coast, highlands, and jungle. Try the different flavors throughout our cooking class and spoil your palate as you participate in the best culinary experience found in the city of Cusco, Peru.
    Step 1: The Introduction
    Our instructor/chef will provide an introduction to Peruvian culinary culture touching on the history, biodiversity, and geography of the subject while also explaining the different concepts and gastronomical theories surrounding it.
    Step 2: Colors, Aromas, and Textures
    Our market space provides all of the products one may find at the local San Pedro Market but in an organized, clean, and safe manner including Peruvian potato varieties, diverse types of aji peppers, corn, and quinoa.
    Step 3: The Exotics
    Because of its tropical location, Peru is home to many tropical fruit varieties and we will have the opportunity to enjoy sweet, acidic, and semi-sour seasonal fruits.
    Step 4: A Sea of Flavors
    Our first dish will be a delicate Peruvian ceviche made using fresh coastal fish with a mix of local ingredients that make it unique to Peru.
    Step 5: Pisco O’Clock
    During this step, we will enjoy Peru’s prized liquor, pisco, while learning its intriguing history. To finish this step we will prepare our pisco sour and chilcano de pisco cocktails.
    Step 6: WOK-ing Time
    After a demonstration and instruction given by our chef, all of the participants prepare lomo saltados utilizing wok sauteeing techniques. We will then enjoy our meal and provide the recipes of the dishes prepared during the class.
    Why Choose Us?
    • We provide a 100% participatory and personalized experiences for those with or without culinary experience
    • Our products are of utmost quality, fresh, and are extremely carefully prepared
    • We are chefs with more than 25 years of experience in Peru and abroad including in our restaurants Marcelo Batata Cocina Peruana and UCHU Peruvian Steakhouse, both of which are considered amongst the best in the city of Cusco
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    Reviewed 11 July 2019

    My wife and I were lucky enough (due to a cancellation) to get a private cooking class with Chef Alejandro. He explained the culinary history of Peru to us all while letting us sample delicious local fruits and dishes from Uchu. We were excited to...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Scott M
    Reviewed 28 April 2019

    This really was one of the highlights of our trip to Peru as Jose gave us such a great overview of the geography & history of Peru in relation to its food. The course was very professional and we covered so much in the short...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Stephanie R
    Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

    We did the culinary cooking class with José and we had the most wonderfull time of the year. José really has a passion for cooking and ingriedients. We had small tastings throughout the class that mind blowing. José thaught us so much about the Peruvian...More

    Thank sicc0c
    Reviewed 13 August 2018

    Our group of 11 was in Peru for 2 weeks and this is definitely a highlight. Jose is informative and fun. The cooking class is a great education and introduction to Peruvian foods and history. The cooking is interactive and fun. We all agreed that...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank Panbab
    Reviewed 30 June 2018

    Even those in our group not excited about the idea of a cooking demo left with huge smiles. The morning was entertaining, informative and delicious. Five stars!

    Date of experience: June 2018
    Thank TALC135
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    17 June 2018|
    Response from garylf53 | Reviewed this property |
    Our class was arranged by our travel agent and it was just two of us, my wife and I. It looked like the facility could handle maybe 8-10 people at the most.
    17 June 2018|
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    Response from jtebbu63 | Reviewed this property |
    My husband and I had a private class but they also have group classes
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