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Private Cooking Class: Russian traditional Blini with red caviar and Shchi in pipkin provided by U Visit Russia

Private Cooking Class: Russian traditional Blini with red caviar and Shchi in pipkin

Private Cooking Class: Russian traditional Blini with red caviar and Shchi in pipkin
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Prepare a trio of traditional Russian dishes during a private cooking class in St Petersburg. This 3-hour hands-on class focuses on local culinary heritage, providing you the techniques and ingredients needed to make Shchi cabbage soup cooked in a pipkin pot, delectable Siberian Pelmeni or dumplings and Russian Blini served with red salmon caviar—a popular dish among tsars. Learn facts about each dish and its origins as you go, then sit down to enjoy your well-earned gastronomic feast with friends.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, English, French, Spanish
What to expect
  • Enjoy a 3-hours cooking class led by a professional local chef who will teach you about Russian's cuisine heritage. Meet the driver at your hotel's lobby and follow him directly to the centre of Saint-Petersburg to participate in this cooking class. Get ready to cook three courses featuring staple dishes such as "Shchi" (traditional Russian white cabbage soup) in pipkin, covered and baked with dough, then сontinue uncovering the secrets of Russian cooking preparing famous Siberian Pelmeni. Top off your classic Russian meal with Russian Blini with red salmon caviar - a popular tzar's dish on Russian Spring carnival Maslenitsa. As you prepare your meal, learn interesting facts about Russian gastronomy from your local chef. After cooking, enjoy your hand-made meal and have a conversation with your friends in a cozy dining area. Whether you've got years of culinary know-how under your belt, or preparing Russian cuisine is something brand new, you'll enjoy the cultural experience and create unforgettable memories in this informal atmosphere! Your class ends with a transfer back to your hotel.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, English, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Enjoy a 3-hours cooking class led by a professional local chef who will teach you about Russian's cuisine heritage. Meet the driver at your hotel's lobby and follow him directly to the centre of Saint-Petersburg to participate in this cooking class. Get ready to cook three courses featuring staple dishes such as "Shchi" (traditional Russian white cabbage soup) in pipkin, covered and baked with dough, then сontinue uncovering the secrets of Russian cooking preparing famous Siberian Pelmeni. Top off your classic Russian meal with Russian Blini with red salmon caviar - a popular tzar's dish on Russian Spring carnival Maslenitsa. As you prepare your meal, learn interesting facts about Russian gastronomy from your local chef. After cooking, enjoy your hand-made meal and have a conversation with your friends in a cozy dining area. Whether you've got years of culinary know-how under your belt, or preparing Russian cuisine is something brand new, you'll enjoy the cultural experience and create unforgettable memories in this informal atmosphere! Your class ends with a transfer back to your hotel.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 7772P47
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Cooking class with lunch (eat what you have cooked)
  • Beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
Duration
3h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Departure Point: Your St. Petersburg hotel/hostel Please contact the local operator directly after booking to confirm your exact pick up location Directions: Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel/hostel Dates: Daily Return point: Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Not recommended for child aged 6 and under
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This tour as a shore excursion: additional payment US$ 100 for blanket visa and rountrip private transfer cruise ship - tour attractions - cruise ship (US$ 100 for all the travellers, not per person). Minimum 2 travellers required. Details needed for blanket visa: passport name, number, date of birth and country for all the passengers. Please send them shortly after the booking. Booking should be made at least 7 days before the ship arrival date.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Inclusions
  • Cooking class with lunch (eat what you have cooked)
  • Beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • Departure Point: Your St. Petersburg hotel/hostel Please contact the local operator directly after booking to confirm your exact pick up location Directions: Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel/hostel Dates: Daily Return point: Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
3h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Not recommended for child aged 6 and under
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This tour as a shore excursion: additional payment US$ 100 for blanket visa and rountrip private transfer cruise ship - tour attractions - cruise ship (US$ 100 for all the travellers, not per person). Minimum 2 travellers required. Details needed for blanket visa: passport name, number, date of birth and country for all the passengers. Please send them shortly after the booking. Booking should be made at least 7 days before the ship arrival date.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks provided for travellers
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