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Costa Rica Cooking Class "Cook Like a Local"

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    We'll pick you up from your hotel and drive to a hidden spot next to the enchanting El Salto waterfall near downtown La Fortuna. Upon arrival to your Costa Rica Cooking Class, you'll learn about the farm where the fresh cooking ingredients come from. You'll get an understanding of what it takes to get the food from the farm to the table.
    To get started, you'll try your hand at mixing a delicious tropical Costa Rican cocktail we call the “Kiss of the Cacique!” You will then start the cooking process of a traditional Costa Rican “Casado.” Get ready to chop as you learn how to cook up some Tico-style "picadillos," tortillas and "guisados" for a delicious traditional sit-down meal and plenty of captivating conversation.
    After dinner, relax with a cup of coffee, share some recipes and head back to your hotel to dream about the scrumptious food you'll hopefully recreate back home! This is the perfect, interactive Costa Rican Cooking class.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My husband and I couldn't be more thankful for the wonderful time we had learning to cook a traditional casado with our guide, Katherine. The meal turned out delicious and there was plenty of food for seconds for our six-person class. We learned how to...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank ashbuzzi
    Reviewed 17 June 2019

    As a person that loves to cook, I always look for an opportunity to explore local cuisine. The Desafio cooking class was a great experience. Eli, our host, was very knowledgeable and entertaining. The meal we prepared was complex, incorporating several local ingredients and techniques....More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Jack L
    Reviewed 14 April 2019

    Miss Elly, Your welcome made us feel at home. We were looking for a personal experience and you were wonderful!! When we come again we need more lessons so we look like we know what we are doing. Even though we weren't great dancers you...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank Kim L
    Reviewed 29 March 2019

    This cooking class was so fun and informative. Our host was very warm and welcoming. After starting with a guaro sour cocktail, we cooked a typical Costa Rican casado...very fresh and tasty. Our 5-year-old loved the whole experience as well.

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Beth S
    Reviewed 24 January 2019

    This wasn't on our list before we left, but as we were there we became more and more curious about Costa Rica's culture and cooking...and this seemed like a fun way to learn more. Our hotel was about a minute from the site so we...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
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    • Duration: 2h 30m
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    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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