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Lima Gastronomy Tour and Cooking Class

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    What to Expect
    Get picked up at your Lima hotel or port at 9am, and go beyond the typical tourist attractions with this hands-on culinary tour of Peru's gastronomic capital. Begin the 5-hour experience with a visit to a local market to sample regional specialties like lúcuma and chirimoya, which have a sweet, maple-like taste and a custardy texture respectively. Hear from your guide about the great importance of local markets for today's Peruvian population today. You'll have a little extra time to support the local producers by doing a little treat-shopping of your own. 

    Next, head to a local restaurant, hearing about various city landmarks from your guide as you pass them. In the restaurant's professional kitchen, participate in a hands-on cooking course taught by an expert instructor. Learn about the history and process of the Peruvian dishes as you make them.

    From scratch, create traditional Peruvian dishes like Lomo Saltado (grilled steak), Ceviche (fresh, citrus-cured fish marinated in a variety of local ingredients), Causa Limeña (a layered potato dish), and Pisco Sour (Peru's national cocktail; made with the local distilled spirit, egg whites, and fresh citrus juice). After you've finished preparing everything, sit down and enjoy your meal and a cocktail with new friends. The tour concludes when you are dropped back off at your hotel or port around 2pm.
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    Departure Point
    Hotels in Miraflores, Barranco and San Isidro
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Food tasting
    • Local guide
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 30 March 2019

    Great Excursion. Guide was very informative . visit to Mercado I market was fantastic. You get a great feel for the are, the country, culture, and people. Saw fruits and veggies I had never seen before. We were there on a big market day where...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
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    Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

    Tour guide very knowledgeable, food we made was amazing. Pisco sour class was included too. Tour of local upscale market very interesting! Highly recommend

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    • Duration: 4h
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    • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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